Statement of Support

Holyoke Medical Center and Valley Health Systems has signed a 
Statement of Support of the National Guard and Reserve.  

By signing, we commit:
  • We recognize the Guard and Reserve are essential to the strength of our Nation and the well-being of our communities
  • We fully recognize, honor, and comply with the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)
  • We provide our managers and supervisors with the tools they need to effectively manage those employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve
  • We appreciate the values, leadership, and unique skills Service members bring to the workforce and will encourage opportunities to employ Guardsmen, Reservists, transitioning Service members, and Veterans
  • We will continually recognize and support our country’s Service members and their families in peace, in crisis, and in war