The U.S. Department of Defense has honored Nyemaster Goode P.C. as one of the 30 finalists nationwide for its Employer Support Freedom Award.

More than 3,200 employers were nominated nationwide.

The award is given to companies that provide exceptional support to National Guard and Reserve employees.

The firm was nominated by Doug and Kristina Stanger, both of whom are National Guard members. Kristina Stanger works in the ligitation department for Nyemaster.