Madison enterprise owner awarded Secretary of Defense Employer Assist Freedom award

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – A compact business enterprise operator in Madison just lately won the greatest award that can be provided to a civilian employer by the Section of Protection.

At a ceremony at the Madison Club on Nov. 15, H.J. Pertzborn Plumbing and Hearth Safety obtained the Secretary of Protection Employer Assistance Freedom Award.

H.J. Pertzborn was nominated for this award by Main Warrant Officer 2 Jeremy Meierdirk, 372nd Engineer Brigade, 416th Theater Engineer Command. Meierdirk explained H.J. Pertzborn supported him and his family when he was deployed for practically two and a fifty percent a long time.

In his nomination letter, Meierdirk wrote, “As a guide foreman for H.J. Pertzborn my absence has a substantial impact on the organization and I am keenly aware of this, nevertheless, they have been gracious and supportive in the course of this full time. I could not think about or question for a superior corporation to function for.”

Joe Pertzborn approved the award on behalf of the organization during the ceremony. He reported he was humbled to acquire the award on behalf of the firm and honored assistance associates in his acceptance.

“I would also like to acquire this opportunity to thank all latest and earlier users of the armed forces — I genuinely want to say thank you,” Pertzborn mentioned.

Maj. Gen. Brian Miller, the commanding normal of the 416th TEC, reported even though the region is not at war and several imagine provider members are not now deploying, this is not the scenario, as troopers are nonetheless deploying these days.

“We are continue to out there doing wonderful issues supporting this great country,” Miller reported. “People think we are carried out, nonetheless we are nonetheless sending Troopers overseas and they need to have guidance from businesses like yours, Joe. The sacrifice and support your organization has made is phenomenal.”

The Secretary of Defense Employer Assistance Freedom award was developed to publicly acknowledge businesses who give assistance to their armed forces staff.

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