• Sgt. 1st Class Michael Johnston, 2009 active component Drill Sergeant of the Year, instructs Sgt. 1st Class Lesley Moore, a competitor from Fort Gordon, and Sgt. 1st Class Alexia Moore, a competitor from Fort Bragg, N.C., during the 2010 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition on Fort Monroe, Va., August 25. The competitors were tested on soldier-level training and MOS introduction. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Angelica Golindano) (RELEASED)

    Day 1 - 01 Urban Orienteering

    Sgt. 1st Class Michael Johnston, 2009 active component Drill Sergeant of the Year, instructs Sgt. 1st Class Lesley Moore, a competitor from Fort Gordon, and Sgt. 1st Class Alexia Moore, a competitor from Fort Bragg, N.C., during the 2010 AIT Platoon...

  • Sgt. 1st Class Michael Houston from Fort Rucker, Ala. counseled a suicidal Soldier during a task at the 2010 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition here today at Fort Monroe, Va. AIT  Platoon Sergeants teach Soldiers their Army jobs and help them adjust to Army life as well. Photo by Frank Brown.

    Day 1 - 11 Counseling a Suicidal Soldier

    Sgt. 1st Class Michael Houston from Fort Rucker, Ala. counseled a suicidal Soldier during a task at the 2010 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition here today at Fort Monroe, Va. AIT Platoon Sergeants teach Soldiers their Army jobs and help them...

  • Sgt. 1st Class Jose Garcia from Fort Jackson, S.C. teaches a young Soldier the four fundamentals and range basics of preliminary marksmanship instruction during the 2010 Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition today at Fort Monroe, Va. Photo by Frank Brown.

    Day 1 - 10 Preliminary Marksmanship Instruction

    Sgt. 1st Class Jose Garcia from Fort Jackson, S.C. teaches a young Soldier the four fundamentals and range basics of preliminary marksmanship instruction during the 2010 Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition today at...

  • Sgt. 1st Class Jason Lamb, a competitor from Fort Eustis, Va., is interviewed during the 2010 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition on Fort Monroe, Va., August 25. The competitors were tested on soldier-level training and MOS introduction. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Angelica Golindano) (RELEASED)

    Day 1 - 09 Interview

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Lamb, a competitor from Fort Eustis, Va., is interviewed during the 2010 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition on Fort Monroe, Va., August 25. The competitors were tested on soldier-level training and MOS introduction. (U.S...

  • Sgt. 1st Class Vericel Grubb, a competitor from B Company, 264th Medical Battalion, inspects soldiers\' uniforms during the 2010 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition on Fort Monroe, Va., August 25. The competitors were tested on soldier-level training and MOS introduction. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Angelica Golindano) (RELEASED)

    Day 1 - 08 Uniform Deficiency

    Sgt. 1st Class Vericel Grubb, a competitor from B Company, 264th Medical Battalion, inspects soldiers\' uniforms during the 2010 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition on Fort Monroe, Va., August 25. The competitors were tested on soldier-level...

  • Sgt. 1st Class Derrick Dodds from Redstone Arsenal, Ala. teaches Soldiers how to conduct drill and ceremony marches during the 2010 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition at Fort Monroe, Va. Photo by Frank Brown.

    Day 1 - 07 Marching

    Sgt. 1st Class Derrick Dodds from Redstone Arsenal, Ala. teaches Soldiers how to conduct drill and ceremony marches during the 2010 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition at Fort Monroe, Va. Photo by Frank Brown.

  • Staff Sgt. Amanda Kokkonen, a competitor from A Company, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion, Goodfellow Air Force Base, San Angelo, Texas, is tested on welcoming a new platoon to her school detachment during the 2010 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition on Fort Monroe, Va., August 25. The competitors were tested on soldier-level training and MOS introduction. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Angelica Golindano) (RELEASED)

    Day 1 - 06 Addressing a New Platoon

    Staff Sgt. Amanda Kokkonen, a competitor from A Company, 344th Military Intelligence Battalion, Goodfellow Air Force Base, San Angelo, Texas, is tested on welcoming a new platoon to her school detachment during the 2010 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year...

  • Sgt. 1st Class Michael Houston, a competitor from Fort Huachuca, Ariz., listens to instruction before performing first aid to a casualty during the 2010 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition on Fort Monroe, Va., August 25. The competitors were tested on soldier-level training and MOS introduction. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Angelica Golindano) (RELEASED)

    Day 1 - 05 Combat Lifesaver

    Sgt. 1st Class Michael Houston, a competitor from Fort Huachuca, Ariz., listens to instruction before performing first aid to a casualty during the 2010 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition on Fort Monroe, Va., August 25. The competitors were...

  • Sgt. 1st Class Jose Garcia, a competitor from C Company, 369th Adjutant Generals Battalion, assembles a Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio Systems during the 2010 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition on Fort Monroe, Va., August 25. The competitors were tested on soldier-level training and MOS introduction. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Angelica Golindano) (RELEASED)

    Day 1 - 04 Commo 9-Line

    Sgt. 1st Class Jose Garcia, a competitor from C Company, 369th Adjutant Generals Battalion, assembles a Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio Systems during the 2010 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition on Fort Monroe, Va., August 25. The...

  • Sgt. 1st Class Charles Nelson from Fort Sill, Okla. performs a functions check on an M16 during the second Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year competition today at Fort Monroe, Va. Photo by Frank Brown.

    Day 1 - 03 M16 Functions Check

    Sgt. 1st Class Charles Nelson from Fort Sill, Okla. performs a functions check on an M16 during the second Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year competition today at Fort Monroe, Va. Photo by Frank Brown.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Michael Johnston, 2009 active component Drill Sergeant of the Year, instructs Sgt. 1st Class Christian Gordon, a competitor from Fort Sill, Okla., and Staff Sgt. Vernon Maybin, a competitor from Fort Lee, Va., during the 2010 AIT Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition on Fort Monroe, Va., August 25. The competitors were tested on soldier-level training and MOS introduction. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Angelica Golindano) (RELEASED)

    Day 1 - 02 Urban Orienteering

    Sgt. 1st Class Michael Johnston, 2009 active component Drill Sergeant of the Year, instructs Sgt. 1st Class Christian Gordon, a competitor from Fort Sill, Okla., and Staff Sgt. Vernon Maybin, a competitor from Fort Lee, Va., during the 2010 AIT Platoon...

  • Staff Sgt. Vernon Maybin from Fort Lee, Va. and Sgt. 1st Class Jason Lamb from Fort Eustis, Va. complete a written examination, the final task of the first day of the 2010 Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition today at Fort Monroe, Va. Photo by Carroll Kim.

    Day 1 - 12 Written Exam

    Staff Sgt. Vernon Maybin from Fort Lee, Va. and Sgt. 1st Class Jason Lamb from Fort Eustis, Va. complete a written examination, the final task of the first day of the 2010 Advanced Individual Training Platoon Sergeant of the Year Competition today at...

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