March 31, 2021
Denise Del Porto, right, a supervisor at International Gaming Technology (IGT), discusses employer support of military service members with Nevada Guard Adjutant General Maj. Gen. Ondra Berry, center, and Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Spaulding on Feb. 12. IGT was among 98 Nevada businesses and organizations to receive a Patriot Award this winter for supporting the Guard.
2020 marked the largest and lengthiest state activation in Nevada National Guard history — and what many might not realize is a majority of these men and women putting in long days and weekends to assist the state’s COVID response have full or part-time jobs that they had to temporarily leave.