WIESBADEN, Germany -- U.S. Army Europe Office of the Chief of Public Affairs announced the winners of the USAREUR-level 2013 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs competition.

The competition is designed to recognize military and civilian employees from USAREUR units for excellence in print, broadcast, community relations and new media. The annual contest is named for Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware, a World War II Medal of Honor recipient and former Army Chief of Information who was killed in action in Vietnam.

Entries were judged for technical excellence in accordance with the objectives of the Department of the Army's internal information program. First-place winners will represent USAREUR at the Army level of the competition.

Print Categories
CATEGORY D, Outstanding Initiative in New Media
-Winner - 2nd Cavalry Regiment's Initiative in New Media

CATEGORY G, News Article
-1st Place -"21st TSC assists movement of last main battle tanks out of Europe" Staff Sgt. Alexander Burnett, 21st Theater Sustainment Command
- 2nd Place -- "How to do business with the Army" David Ruderman, USAREUR Regional Mission Support Element, Vicenza
-3rd place -- "Ansbach community honors memory of fallen Soldier" Staff Sgt. Warren Wright, 21st Theater Sustainment Command

CATEGORY H, Feature Article
-1st place -"Signal officer wins Rising Star contest" Spc. Glenn Anderson, OCPA USAREUR
-2nd place -- "Soldiers find place to worship, observe Ramadan on Kandahar Airfield" Staff Sgt. Mark Albright, Regimental Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Cavalry Regiment
-3rd place -- "16th Sustainment Brigade Soldier Builds International Partnership Through Soccer" Staff Sgt. Alexander Burnett, 21st Theater Sustainment Command

CATEGORY I, Commentary (Individual Category)
-Winner -"Hammered steel" David Ruderman, USAREUR Regional Mission Support Element, Vicenza

CATEGORY K, Photojournalism
-1st place -"VHS students visit Liceo Quadri for day of language arts and music" David Ruderman, USAREUR Regional Mission Support Element, Vicenza
-2nd place -- "773rd CST Participates in a validation exercise alongside Belgium Fire Department" Spc. Glenn Anderson, OCPA USAREUR

CATEGORY L, News Photo
-1st place - "News granulator machine puts money back into Army's pocket" Staff Sgt. Warren Wright, 21st Theater Sustainment Command
-2nd place -- "'First in Support' soldiers demonstrate decontamination, mortuary affairs capabilities" Staff Sgt. Alexander Burnett, 21st Theater Sustainment Command
-3rd place -- "Working together" Sgt. Joshua Edwards, Regimental Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Cavalry Regiment

CATEGORY M, Feature Photo
-1st place - "Candidate plots points" Sgt. Michael Reinsch, OCPA USAREUR
-2nd place -- "Rope Bridge" Spc. Joshua Leonard, OCPA USAREUR
-3rd place -- "Partner nations join US for international jump week" Staff Sgt. Warren Wright, 21st Theater Sustainment Command

CATEGORY P, Moss Holland Civilian Journalist of the Year
-Winner - Moss Holland Civilian Journalist of the Year, David Ruderman, USAREUR Regional Mission Support Element, Vicenza

Broadcast Categories
CATEGORY C, Audio News Report
-1st place - "54th Engineers Train for Upcoming Deployment Radio Story" Sgt. Benjamin Boggess, 21st Theater Sustainment Command
-2nd place - "Week of the Dragoons" Staff Sgt. Jose Ibarra, 2nd Cavalry Regiment
-3rd place -- "Welcome to the MAK" Sgt. Brandon Allums, 21st Theater Sustainment Command

CATEGORY D, Audio Features Report
-Winner - "Islamic Center" Staff Sgt. Jose Ibarra, 2nd Cavalry Regiment

CATEGORY I, Video Spot Production
-1st place - "What Is B.O.S.S. All About" Jesse Granger, OCPA USAREUR
-2nd place -- "Stay S.H.A.R.P." Staff Sgt. Jose Ibarra, 2nd Cavalry Regiment
-3rd place -- "USAREUR What Right Looks Like - Charge of Quarters" Sgt. Ryan Barwick, OCPA USAREUR

CATEGORY J, Video News Report
-1st place - "Listening" Staff Sgt. Jose Ibarra, 2nd Cavalry Regiment
-2nd place -- "54th Engineers Downpour Demolitions, 21st TSC" Sgt. Benjamin Boggess, 21st Theater Sustainment Command
-3rd place -- "Army Chief of Staff Delivers Straight Talk" Jesse Granger, OCPA USAREUR

CATEGORY K, Video Feature Report
-1st place - "Heidelberg Barbers Take a Cut" Jesse Granger, OCPA USAREUR
-2nd place -- "Run for Boston" Staff Sgt. Jose Ibarra, 2nd Cavalry Regiment

CATEGORY O, John T. Anderson, Military Broadcast Journalist of the Year.
-Winner - "John T. Anderson Military Broadcast Journalist of the Year" Staff Sgt. Jose Ibarra, 2nd Cavalry Regiment

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