• Maj. Gen. James E. Chambers, Combined Arms Support Command, Sustainment Center of Excellence and Fort Lee commanding general, welcomes Sgt. Jonathan Jordan, U.S. Army Medical Command's Soldier of the Year, to the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

    Welcome Warriors

    Maj. Gen. James E. Chambers, Combined Arms Support Command, Sustainment Center of Excellence and Fort Lee commanding general, welcomes Sgt. Jonathan Jordan, U.S. Army Medical Command's Soldier of the Year, to the 2009 Department of the Army Best...

  • Sgt. David Obray, the 2008 Department of the Army Soldier of the Year from U.S. Army Reserve Command, speaks with the competitors during the media brief on Sept. 27. A representative from the community relations division, Office of Chief of Public Affairs, also met with the warriors to discuss the media attention they will receive during this competition. The 2009 DA Best Warrior Competition, Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, at Fort Lee, Va., will test their Army skills and knowledge in a series of mental and physical challenges.

    Meeting the Media

    Sgt. David Obray, the 2008 Department of the Army Soldier of the Year from U.S. Army Reserve Command, speaks with the competitors during the media brief on Sept. 27. A representative from the community relations division, Office of Chief of Public...

  • The 24 competitors of the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition gather for the traditional group photo with Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston (center seated) at the conclusion of the welcome social Sept. 27.

    Welcome Warriors

    The 24 competitors of the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition gather for the traditional group photo with Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston (center seated) at the conclusion of the welcome social Sept. 27.

  • Fort Lee noncommissioned officers designed the centerpieces for each table during the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition Social on Sept. 27. The centerpiece displays were unique for each Army Command represented at the dinner, and included the Best Warrior emblem and engraved Best Warrior coin for each of the 24 competitors. Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston said in his remarks during the welcome social that this attention to detail is representative of all the efforts in which the Fort Lee Best Warrior planning team puts into each event during the week-long competition. This is the seventh year the DA competition will be held at Fort Lee, Va.

    Welcome Warriors

    Fort Lee noncommissioned officers designed the centerpieces for each table during the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition Social on Sept. 27. The centerpiece displays were unique for each Army Command represented at the dinner, and...

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