June 23, 2009
By Sgt. Angelica G. Golindano
Competitiors for the 2009 Drill Sergeant of the Year Competition fire their weapons for the weapons zero/qualification portion of the competition on June 22, 2009 on Fort Eustis, Va.
A group shot is centered on a target. A weapon is calibrated by gathering consecutive group shots.
Drill Sergeant Shanna McKinnon fires at the simulated hostile enemies, the red balloons, without firing at the simulated friendlies during the "stress fire" portion of the competition.
Drill Sergeant Arron Barnes simulates a combatives lesson for the DSOY competition on June 22, 2009.