GREENVILLE, Ky --Kentucky’s Best. That is what the State Soldier of the Year represents. It epitomizes what all Kentucky Army National Guard enlisted Soldiers, non-commissioned officers, and senior non-commissioned officers strive to be. This includes leadership abilities, general knowledge of Army Warrior Tasks, weapons training, land navigation, personal appearance, and physical fitness. These tasks are designed to stress the individual not only physically but mentally.
Enlisted : Winner - Spc. Nicholas Ray, 149th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade
1st Runner up - Spc. Christopher Deleon, 75th Troop Command
NCO: Winner - Sgt. Alexander Vinogradov, 75th Troop Command
1st Runner up - Sgt. Cody Ashcraft, 149th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade
Senior Enlisted: Winner - Master Sgt. John Hazlett, 238th Regiment
1st Runner up: 1st Sgt. Mathew Roberge, 149th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade