Spec. Jonathan Scholtz was nominated for Soldier of the Year by 1st Bn. Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Davis. Spec. Scholtz received his award from Brig Gen. Beavers, Deputy Adjutant General of the CA Army National Guard.
Scholtz was accompanied by his wife, Tami, at the Sacramento Hilton during the award ceremony and banquet. In addition to the Soldier of the Year statuette, Scholtz received a congressional Certificate of Recognition from Congressman Ami Bera, MD who represents California’s 7th Congressional District. He also received a CA Commendation Medal.
In recognition of Scholtz’s achievement, various members of the National Guard and State Military Reserve Command Staff presented challenge coins. Some of the coins included one from the CA ANG Command Staff, another from Command Master Chief Collier and another from Command Master Sergeant Clark.
Spec. Scholtz also received the Award for Excellence from the Commander of the 40th ID, Army National Guard.
Sgt. 1st Class (CA) Robert Davison
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