East Baton Rouge Parish EMS deputy shift supervisor Kris Kienzle and shift supervisor Will Warren were each presented with a 'Patriotic Employer' award by Robbie Morrisette, a volunteer with Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a program of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at EMS headquarters. The two are the direct supervisors of EBRP EMS paramedic Kevin Buller, who nominated them. Buller is  also a medivac unit member in the Louisiana Army National Guard, and he has been preparing for his upcoming deployment in Afghanistan. The award is presented to people at businesses that help military personnel get time off to drill and perform other Guard and Reserve duties. Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome also presented Kienzle and Warren with Certificates of Commendation.