Congratulations to Laura Paige, program manager of the BioE program, for being recognized as a patriotic employer by the Department of Defense and the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve. She was nominated by Alyssa Pybus and Troy Batugal. Both are students in the Bioengineering Interdisciplinary Graduate Program. Alyssa Pybus is an Engineer Platoon Leader First, First Lieutenant (1LT), and she has been deployed to East Africa in support of Operation Enduring Freedom - Horn of Africa. She will be partaking in Engineer construction operations in support of Special Operations Command Africa. Troy Batugal is an Intel Platoon Leader, First Lieutenant (1LT).