SRP earns prestigious Freedom Award

Recognition from Department of Defense

The Department of Defense today named SRP one of just 15 employers in the nation to receive the prestigious Employer Support Freedom Award.

The award, instituted in 1996, is the highest recognition given by the U.S. government to employers for their support of their employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve. 

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Playbook for success

Employee honored for 3 decades as St. Johns football coach

As the assistant football coach for St. Johns High School, Joe Garcia has helped shape the lives of hundreds of teenagers — some of whom have gone on to become his co-workers.

The St. Johns Unified School District recently honored Garcia, a Plant Mechanic Maintenance Specialist at SRP’s Coronado Generating Station (CGS), for his 30 years of service on the field.

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Symbols of support

Cody Penoyer

SRP employee makes flags to honor those who ensure our safety, freedom

Green for military, blue for police, red for firefighters.

The stripes may be different colors, but the message Cody Penoyer hopes to convey through the wooden American flags he makes is the same: Support those who put their lives on the line for our safety.

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Safety hero

Valley resident credits SRP employee with saving his life

Flynt Smith was on his way to his parent’s house, looking forward to spending a relaxing Memorial Day weekend with his wife and eight children.

Just as Smith, a senior engineer at Coronado Generating Station near St. Johns, Arizona, steered the family van out of the Salt River Canyon toward Globe, he came upon an accident —  an overturned tractor-trailer gasoline tanker.

Smoke poured out from the back of the truck. Gasoline flowed down the side of the road. It sounded like a heavy downpour, Smith recalled. One spark could have ignited the vehicle and the surrounding area.

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