FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Second Lt. Kyle Soler, who has deployed multiple times to Iraq, will be the recipient of the Patterson Award March 25 at 6 p.m.
The Patterson Award honors the most distinguished Officer Candidate School graduate from the Infantry Branch.
Soler was born in San Francisco, and attended Willamette University in Salem, Ore., where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. Soler is currently assigned to the 1st Squad, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Brigade Combat Team in Schweinfurt, Germany.
The Patterson Award was established in 1952 by friends of Judge Robert P. Patterson, who set up a trust fund for the presentation on his behalf.