Danny Hale, Senior Director – Human Resources, recently received an award from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, recognizing him as a Patriotic Employer.  The award was given for his support of the Guard and Reserve and “for contributing to national security and protecting liberty and freedom by supporting employer participation in America’s National Guard and Reserve Force.”

The award presentation recognized Mr. Hale’s support of military personnel and their families to fulfill service duties, reserve commitments, training, and maintain professional relationships with SWMC and their vocation.  Hale stated, “It’s a unique opportunity to work with the military community and support them as they pursue their professional career and complete their duties in the Guard and Reserve.”

Southwestern Medical Center employs many active-duty, reserve, former and retired military personnel, as well as, family members of soldiers stationed at Fort Sill, Altus Air Force Base and Sheppard Air Force Base.