Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin delivers his State of the State address to legislators in the House chambers Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.
Maj. Gen. James Hoyer, adjutant general of the West Virginia National Guard, left, applauds with the rest of the gallery as Sgt. Sara Yoke, center, is recognized during Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's State of the State address Wednesday evening. Yoke, 26, of Charleston was deployed to Afghanistan with the West Virginia Army National Guard. She's earned a Bronze Star and a Combat Action Badge.
Sen. Dave Sypolt, R-Preston, standing, and other state senators applaud those being recognized in the gallery during Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin's State of the State address Wednesday evening.