• 20100728-01 ASC RILEY-09 (AMC BW)-Sgt. Julio Castellanos, with Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, runs to the finish line of the 12-mile foot march during the AMC's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., July 21. The competitors were given four hours to complete the grueling march. Sgt. John Ferguson, a security specialist for Army Sustainment Command, and Spc. Alex Perenishko, with the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, took the honors of AMC NCO of the Year and AMC Soldier of the Year, respectively. The event was hosted by ASC at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)

    ASC Hosts AMC Best Warrior Competition

    20100728-01 ASC RILEY-09 (AMC BW)-Sgt. Julio Castellanos, with Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, runs to the finish line of the 12-mile foot march during the AMC's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition at Rock...

  • Spc. Alex Perenishko, with the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, competes in a 12-mile foot march during the AMC's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition hosted by the Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., July 21. The competitors were given four hours to complete the grueling march. Perenishko and Sgt. John Ferguson, a security specialist for ASC, took the honors of AMC Soldier of the Year and AMC NCO of the Year, respectively. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)"

    ASC Hosts AMC Best Warrior Competition

    Spc. Alex Perenishko, with the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, competes in a 12-mile foot march during the AMC's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition hosted by the Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal...

  • Competing Army Materiel Command Soldiers are drilled by instructors on reflexive firing techniques during the AMC's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition at a rifle range in Milan, Ill., July 21. The competitors were evaluated on their accuracy with the M4 rifle and their ability to quickly identify and fire at the enemy. Sgt. John Ferguson, a security specialist for Army Sustainment Command, and Spc. Alex Perenishko, with the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, took the honors of AMC NCO of the Year and AMC Soldier of the Year, respectively. The event was hosted by ASC at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)"

    ASC Hosts AMC Best Warrior Competition

    Competing Army Materiel Command Soldiers are drilled by instructors on reflexive firing techniques during the AMC's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition at a rifle range in Milan, Ill., July 21. The competitors were evaluated on...

  • Competing Army Materiel Command Soldiers receive instructions from evaluators during the AMC's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition at a rifle range in Milan, Ill., July 21. The competitors were evaluated on their accuracy with the M4 rifle and their ability to quickly identify and fire at the enemy. Sgt. John Ferguson, a security specialist for Army Sustainment Command, and Spc. Alex Perenishko, with the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, took the honors of AMC NCO of the Year and AMC Soldier of the Year, respectively. The event was hosted by ASC at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)"

    ASC Hosts AMC Best Warrior Competition

    Competing Army Materiel Command Soldiers receive instructions from evaluators during the AMC's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition at a rifle range in Milan, Ill., July 21. The competitors were evaluated on their accuracy with...

  • Competing Army Materiel Command Soldiers prepare to load a mock casualty into an Iowa Army National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk, July 20. The event was part of the AMC's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition hosted by the Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. Sgt. John Ferguson, a security specialist for ASC, and Spc. Alex Perenishko, with the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, took the honors of AMC NCO of the Year and AMC Soldier of the Year, respectively. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)"

    ASC Hosts AMC Best Warrior Competition

    Competing Army Materiel Command Soldiers prepare to load a mock casualty into an Iowa Army National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk, July 20. The event was part of the AMC's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition hosted by the Army...

  • Competing Army Materiel Command Soldiers prepare to hoist a mock casualty into an Iowa Army National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk, July 20. The event was part of the AMC's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition hosted by the Army Sustainment Command at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. Sgt. John Ferguson, a security specialist for ASC, and Spc. Alex Perenishko, with the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, took the honors of AMC NCO of the Year and AMC Soldier of the Year, respectively. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)"

    ASC Hosts AMC Best Warrior Competition

    Competing Army Materiel Command Soldiers prepare to hoist a mock casualty into an Iowa Army National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk, July 20. The event was part of the AMC's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition hosted by the Army...

  • Sgt. Julio Castellanos, with the Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, runs to the next evaluation point at the training area on Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., July 20. Castellanos and four other Soldiers competed for the opportunity to represent the Army Materiel Command at the Army's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition slated for October. Sgt. John Ferguson, with the Army Sustainment Command, and Spc. Alex Perenishko, with the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, took the honors of AMC NCO of the Year and AMC Soldier of the Year, respectively. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)"

    ASC Hosts AMC Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. Julio Castellanos, with the Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, runs to the next evaluation point at the training area on Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., July 20. Castellanos and four other Soldiers competed for the opportunity to...

  • Sgt. Julio Castellanos, with the Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, is evaluated as he frisks a "detainee" at the training area on Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., July 20. Castellanos and four other Soldiers competed for the opportunity to represent the Army Materiel Command at the Army's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition slated for October. Sgt. John Ferguson, with the Army Sustainment Command, and Spc. Alex Perenishko, with the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, took the honors of AMC NCO of the Year and AMC Soldier of the Year, respectively. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)"

    ASC Hosts AMC Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. Julio Castellanos, with the Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, is evaluated as he frisks a "detainee" at the training area on Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., July 20. Castellanos and four other Soldiers competed for the opportunity to...

  • Sgt. John Ferguson, a security specialist for Army Sustainment Command, negotiates the difficult terrain of the Black Hawk Historic Site in Rock Island, Ill., July 19. Ferguson and five other Soldiers were evaluated on their land navigation skills during the Army Materiel Command's Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition, hosted by ASC, July 18-23. Ferguson and Spc. Alex Perenishko, with the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, took the honors of AMC NCO of the Year and AMC Soldier of the Year, respectively. (Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Sean Riley, ASC Public Affairs)"

    ASC Hosts AMC Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. John Ferguson, a security specialist for Army Sustainment Command, negotiates the difficult terrain of the Black Hawk Historic Site in Rock Island, Ill., July 19. Ferguson and five other Soldiers were evaluated on their land navigation skills...

An Army Sustainment Command Noncommissioned Officer earned top honors during a weeklong "Best Warrior" competition. Seven Soldiers competed for the Army Materiel Command's NCO and Soldier of the Year competition July 18 - 23 at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill. Sgt. John Ferguson, a security specialist with ASC, and Spc. Alex Perenishko, with the Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, took the honors of AMC NCO of the Year and AMC Soldier of the Year, respectively.

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