Soldier Dons Gas Mask on Firing Range during Competition
Staff Sgt. Garrett Grubb, South-Theater Network Operations and Security Center, Fort Gordon, Ga., dons a gas mask while on a firing range at Fort Gordon, Ga. during the 7th Signal Command (Theater) Soldier of the Year competition held recently. Staff Sgt. Lynna Revard, 93rd Signal Brigade, Fort Eustis, Va., earned the honor of 7th SC (T) NCO of the Year and Spc. Brittany Williams, CONUS-TNOSC, Fort Huachuca, Az., took top honor as the SOY. Staff Sgt. Angela Field, CONUS-TNOSC, and Spc. Paul Richardson, S-TNOSC, earned the NCO and SOY runners up honors respectively. "The goal was to conduct realistic events to test the Soldiers' combat skills," said MSG Eric Eldridge, 7th SC (T), NCO in charge of the competition portions of the process. "The Soldiers that participated were all motivated, well prepared by their units and very knowledgeable about combat skills, and I believe they all had fun, too."