Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation and Iowa Select Farms Honored for

posted on Monday, July 23, 2018

Earlier this week, the Deb and Jeff Hansen Foundation and Iowa Select Farms were honored by Lt. Gen. Timothy Kadavy, director of the Army National Guard, for their support of military servicemen and women during the Twilight Tattoo at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall in Virginia.

The Foundation and Iowa Select Farms were joined by nine other companies from across the United States ranging from law enforcement agencies and education institutions to energy and transportation companies. All 10 companies were applauded for going above and beyond to support the troops.

"It's the patriotism of these employers that allow their employees -- our Soldiers -- to focus on their mission and not be concerned about their positions in the civilian workforce when they return," said Army Lt. Col. Edmund Sabo, the chief of national engagement for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.

The Foundation and Iowa Select Farms are proud to support military men and women through the Pork Care Package program, which touches over 12,000 Iowa members of the Armed Services and their families. Earlier this year, every member of all Iowa military units received $40 worth of coupons good for various pork products, including fresh pork, ham, ribs, bacon, and ground pork, equating to $480,000 in free pork.

Twilight Tattoo is a live-action military pageant that provides a glimpse into American history through performances by the US Army Blue, The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, US Army Drill Team, Soldiers from The 3rd US Infantry Regiment and The US Army Band "Pershing's Own".