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Wisconsin ESGR Honors Oshkosh Corporation for Support of National Guard and Reserve Employees

OSHKOSH, Wis. — April 11, 2008 — Oshkosh Corporation was recognized Saturday, April 5 by the Wisconsin Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) for the support it has provided to its employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve components. The Wisconsin ESGR presented Oshkosh Corporation with the “Pro Patria Award” in the large company category for adopting personnel policies that make it easier for employees to participate in the Guard and Reserve. The award is the ESGR’s highest honor at the state level.

“As an employer of active and retired military members, Oshkosh Corporation is proud to support all our service employees,” said John Stoddart, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president, Defense Group. “We are grateful for the work our team does at Oshkosh and also for the service they provide to our country.”

Oshkosh Corporation also was presented with the “Above and Beyond Award,” given to employers that exceed the legal requirements for granting leave and providing support to employees who become or are on active duty.

“It’s our honor to recognize employers who step way out in front when supporting their citizen-soldiers,” said Mike Smith, executive director of Wisconsin ESGR. “We thank Oshkosh Corporation for the policies and compassion it extends to its military members.”

In addition to receiving the two awards, Oshkosh Corporation has been nominated for ESGR’s Freedom Award, presented to the top 15 employers in the nation in recognition of their unique support of their Guard and Reserve employees. The results of the Freedom Award selection process will be announced later this spring.

About Oshkosh Corporation
Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of specialty access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency and military vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Medtec®, Jerr-Dan®, BAI®, Oshkosh Specialty Vehicles, Frontline®, SMIT®, Geesink™, Norba™, Kiggen™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. Oshkosh products are valued worldwide in businesses where high quality, superior performance, rugged reliability and long-term value are paramount. For more information, log on to www.oshkoshcorporation.com.

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