2nd Lt. Jennifer Korth, with the 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry "Mountain Warriors", became the Kentucky National Guard's first female infantry officer in January 2022.
"I am thrilled and very proud of Lt. Jennifer Korth and all her accomplishments to become a qualified US Army Infantry Officer," said Lt. Gen. (Ret) John B. Conaway, former Commander of the Kentucky Air National Guard and Chief of the National Guard Bureau. "This is what our hometown Army and Air Force are all about. Her pride and skills are tantamount to her successes and completion of all of this rigorous training."
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In January 2022, the Kentucky Army National Guard welcomed the commonwealth’s first female infantry officer to the team.