Kentucky National Guard reenlists more than 30 high-speed Soldiers

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Story and Photos by Capt. Stephen Martin, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs

Soldiers repeat the Oath of Enlistment to Maj. Gen. Edward W. Tonini during a reenlistment ceremony Feb. 5 in Louisville. More than 30 Kentucky National Guardsmen reenlisted following a retention symposium at the Galt House.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – -The Kentucky National Guard Recruiting and Retention Battalion hosted its annual symposium for Soldiers eligible for reenlistment at the Galt House Feb. 5.

“This weekend has been a great opportunity to highlight the benefits, incentives and support for the Soldiers of the Kentucky National Guard,” said 1st Lt. Aaron Isaacs, operations officer for 2nd Brigade 75th RR. “It just shows why this is such a great organization to be a part of.”

More than 130 Soldiers from across the Commonwealth participated in this year’s symposium. More than 30 reenlisted.

Soldiers along with their spouses received information about reenlistment incentives, educational opportunities and VA benefits, among others, as reasons to re-enlist.

“I charge each of you to take a moment to remember why you joined the Guard,” said Lt. Col. Tammy Hurst, RR commander, speaking to the Soldiers.  “Re-energize your love and appreciation for this great organization, you are the National Guard.”

Command Sgt. Major Steve Morey, 63rd Theatre Aviation Brigade, congratulates Sgt. Eric Burns, 1163rd Medical Command, for his reenlistment into the Kentucky Army National Guard at Louisville’s Galt House Feb. 5.

For more information on the benefits of the Kentucky National Guard, please see your local recruiter or visit: www.nationalguard.com

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