Accepting on behalf of Troop 856 were (LR) Olin Eldridge, Aden Eldridge, Tyler Stiern and Eric Stiern;
with Post 5651 Post Commander Stan Wisdom. Note: The Stiern family was also presented with a
blue star banner for having a family member in active service.
Also on May 31st, a certificate was presented to Raymond Welge for "Meritorious and Distinguished Service in Furthering the Aims and Ideals of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States." Commander Stan Wisdom said Welge had been his “right-hand man” for the past several years, “He’s helped me a lot, and he gives us guidance all the time” Speaking specifically to Welge, Wisdom said, “I want to thank you for everything you’ve done for us, and everything you keep doing for us.”
On Sunday, June 13, 2021, Mark "Porky" Joerling – Porky Joerling Trucking; and Pam Joerling – Tidd Realty were presented with certificates of appreciation for providing free fish dinners for veterans who attended the 2021 Friday Night Lenten Fish Fries at Post 5651.