The Kentucky National Guard's 2011 Soldiers of the Year display their Kentucky Enlisted Exceptional Performance awards at the Outstanding Soldier and Airmen of the Year banquet, held March 12, in Louisville, Ky. Pictured left to right are Spc. Kelly Burch, an acting team leader with Detachment 1, 1123rd Sapper Company, 206th Engineering Battalion; Staff Sgt. Jess Willard, an assistant platoon sergeant in Alpha Company, 149th Brigade Support Battalion, 149th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade; and 1st Sgt. Chris Morgan, who serves as first sergeant of Charlie Company, 1/149th Infantry Battalion.

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