Small business wins Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award
Joe Pertzborn receives the 2022 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award from Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve representative Scott Legwold during a ceremony at the Madison Club in Madison, Wisconsin Nov. 15, recognizing the small business, H.J. Pertzborn Plumbing and Fire Protection. The Freedom Award is the highest recognition given by the U.S. Government to employers for their support of their employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve. Nominations must come from a Guard or Reserve member who is employed by the organization they are nominating, or from a Family member. The award was created to publicly recognize employers who provide exceptional support to their Guard and Reserve employees.