CAPT. MICHAEL REINERSMAN/Kentucky National Guard
Field Artillery Command Sgt. Maj. Kevin King (left) of the U.S. Army Field Artillery Branch and Artillery School at Fort Sill, Okla., presents the 2018 Alexander Hamilton award to Capt. Andrew Goldey and 1st Sgt. Jeven Keding of Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion,138th Field Artillery Battalion.
Alpha Battery receives Alexander Hamilton award

Carrollton’s Kentucky National Guard unit brought a prestigious national award back to Carroll County last month.

Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery received the 2018 Alexander Hamilton award Aug. 10, at Fort Knox. The award recognizes a National Guard field artillery battery for mission accomplishment and overall unit excellence. It is the first time Alpha Battery has received the award and only the fourth time overall a unit in Kentucky has received it, according to Command Sgt. Maj. Ernest Conyers.