One of the highlights of the annual Army Birthday Dinner hosted by the Redstone-Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the U.S. Army is the presentation of the 1st Sgt. John Ordway Awards to a first sergeant of the Reserves, National Guard and active Army. At this year's dinner June 9, the award was presented to, Soldiers from left, Reserve 1st Sgt. Shawnaree Perez of the 318th Chemical Company, National Guard 1st Sgt. Tonny Pridgen of the 127th Area Support Medical Company and 1st Sgt. Albert Rocker Jr. of Headquarters & Headquarters Company-Garrison. With the Soldiers are award committee co-chairs Laura Ayers and David Carney. Other committee members were John Perry, Bill Jones and Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Rick Cooper.