MEDCOM announces winners of Best Warrior Competition 2014
May 9, 2014
The U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) announced the winners of the Best Warrior Competition 2014 during a reception at Fort Sam Houston, Texas May 9.
The winners of the MEDCOM Best Warrior Competition were Sgt. Connor Loehr and Spc. Travis Crook. Loehr is a radiology specialist at Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital, Fort Polk. Crook is a medical laboratory specialist at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM), Natick, Mass.
The weeklong competition at Camp Bullis, Texas was a series of challenging events meant to test the physical and mental stamina and warrior task knowledge of each competitor to select the 'best of the best' to represent MEDCOM at the Army-wide Best Warrior Competition later this year. The competition consisted of the Army physical fitness test, weapons qualification, warrior tasks, mystery events, day and night land navigation, a written exam with essay, 12-mile road march and an oral board.