Social Dimension


Developing and maintaining trusted, valued relationships and friendships that are personally fulfilling and foster good communication, including a comfortable exchange of ideas, views, and experiences, provide a support network for Guard members who experience setbacks in lif

Strong Bonds

STRONG BONDS SINGLES ENRICHMENT WEEKENDS focus on developing healthy personal and relational habits so that you are better prepared to make that next big life decision. These events also offer singles an opportunity to interact with other Guard members in a fun and interactive setting.


Employment is a significant source of social support and sense of purpose.

THE OHIO NATIONAL GUARDS EMPLOYMENT ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM was created to connect service members and their family with employment opportunities that in turn enhances military and family readiness and resilience. They work with government and private agencies to facilitate jobs for current and former Guard members.

EMPLOYER SUPPORT OF GUARD AND RESERVE (ESGR) informs and educates service members and their civilian employers regarding their rights and responsibilities governed by the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994 (USERRA). ESGR does not have statutory authority to enforce, but serves as a neutral, free resource to employers and service members.