• The first event of the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition was a board appearance on Sept. 28, at Fort Lee, Va. All 24 competitors appeared before a panel that consisted of of six command sergeants major and Sgt. Maj. of the Army Kenneth O. Preston.

    At the Best Warrior Board

    The first event of the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition was a board appearance on Sept. 28, at Fort Lee, Va. All 24 competitors appeared before a panel that consisted of of six command sergeants major and Sgt. Maj. of the Army...

  • Spc. Shiloh Becher, representing U.S. Army Reserve Command, receives some last minute adjustments before appearing before the board of six command sergeants major and the Sgt. Maj. of the Army on Sept. 28, during the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

    Getting Board Ready

    Spc. Shiloh Becher, representing U.S. Army Reserve Command, receives some last minute adjustments before appearing before the board of six command sergeants major and the Sgt. Maj. of the Army on Sept. 28, during the 2009 Department of the Army Best...

  • Sgt. David Dasilma, representing U.S. Army Medical Command, leaves after completing the NCO Board event on Sept. 28, during the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 2 at Fort Lee, Va.

    Best Warrior Board Experience

    Sgt. David Dasilma, representing U.S. Army Medical Command, leaves after completing the NCO Board event on Sept. 28, during the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 2 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • The second day of the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition began Sept. 29, with the issuing of combat gear. The 24 competitors spent a portion of the morning assembling and checking their gear, which they will wear for the remainder of the competition. Afterward, the warriors engaged in reflexive-fire training.

    Interviewing a Best Warrior

    The second day of the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition began Sept. 29, with the issuing of combat gear. The 24 competitors spent a portion of the morning assembling and checking their gear, which they will wear for the remainder of...

  • Spc. Guy Mellor, U.S. Army National Guard, tries on his Kevlar helmet while assembling TA-50 during the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition, Sept. 29. The first task of the day for the warriors was the issuing of combat gear. The competitors spread out on the floor of the Post Field House as they collected, inventoried and assembled their Kevlar helmets, body armor and rucksack. Afterward, the competitors engaged in reflexive-fire training.

    Perfect Fit

    Spc. Guy Mellor, U.S. Army National Guard, tries on his Kevlar helmet while assembling TA-50 during the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition, Sept. 29. The first task of the day for the warriors was the issuing of combat gear. The...

  • Soldiers participate in reflexive-fire training on Sept. 29, during the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 2 at Fort Lee, Va. Sgt. Jonathan Jordan, representing U.S. Army Medical Command, is pictured in front.

    Ready for Best Warrior

    Soldiers participate in reflexive-fire training on Sept. 29, during the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 2 at Fort Lee, Va. Sgt. Jonathan Jordan, representing U.S. Army Medical Command, is pictured in front.

  • Soldiers participate in reflexive-fire training on Sept. 29, during the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 2 at Fort Lee, Va.

    Reflexive Fire

    Soldiers participate in reflexive-fire training on Sept. 29, during the 2009 Department of the Army Best Warrior Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 2 at Fort Lee, Va.

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