• Last year's Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, Sgt. lst Class Jason Alexander, talks with U.S. Medical Command sponsor, 1st Sgt. Todd Squires, and his contestant, Staff Sgt. Russell Burnham, before Burnham's board appearance Oct. 1, 2007.

    NCOs Gear-up for Board Appearance

    Last year's Noncommissioned Officer of the Year, Sgt. lst Class Jason Alexander, talks with U.S. Medical Command sponsor, 1st Sgt. Todd Squires, and his contestant, Staff Sgt. Russell Burnham, before Burnham's board appearance Oct. 1, 2007.

  • Sponsor Sgt. lst Class Akida Maxwell looks over the uniform of contestant, Staff Sgt. Jorge Toro, as he salutes in prepartation for his Noncommissioned Officer of the Year board appearance Oct. 1, 2007.

    A Best Warrior Salute

    Sponsor Sgt. lst Class Akida Maxwell looks over the uniform of contestant, Staff Sgt. Jorge Toro, as he salutes in prepartation for his Noncommissioned Officer of the Year board appearance Oct. 1, 2007.

  • Staff Sgt. Travis Snook looks over his uniform prior to his board appearance at the 2007 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition Oct. 1, 2007.

    Best Warrior Perfection

    Staff Sgt. Travis Snook looks over his uniform prior to his board appearance at the 2007 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition Oct. 1, 2007.

  • Contestant, Staff Sgt. Travis Snook, gets last-minute tips from sponsor, Sgt. 1st Class Paul Garrett, just before Snook's board appearance at  the 2007 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition Oct. 1, 2007.

    Contestants Face Best Warrior Panel

    Contestant, Staff Sgt. Travis Snook, gets last-minute tips from sponsor, Sgt. 1st Class Paul Garrett, just before Snook's board appearance at the 2007 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition Oct. 1, 2007.

  • Sponsor 1st Sgt. Chris Simmons listens in as contestant, Staff Sgt. Blake Simms, takes his turn with a panel of sergeants major during the first day of the 2007 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition Oct. 1, 2007.

    NCOs Face Prestigious Panel

    Sponsor 1st Sgt. Chris Simmons listens in as contestant, Staff Sgt. Blake Simms, takes his turn with a panel of sergeants major during the first day of the 2007 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition Oct. 1, 2007.

  • Sgt. Patrick Mann prepares to enter a room full of command sergeants major during the board appearance event of the 2007 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition Oct. 1, 2007.

    NCOs Face Evaluation Board

    Sgt. Patrick Mann prepares to enter a room full of command sergeants major during the board appearance event of the 2007 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition Oct. 1, 2007.

  • Staff Sgt. Jason Seifert collects his thoughts just before his Noncommissioned Officer of the Year board appearance, Oct. 1, 2007, while sponsor, Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Sydnor, looks on.

    NCOs Prepare For Board Appearance

    Staff Sgt. Jason Seifert collects his thoughts just before his Noncommissioned Officer of the Year board appearance, Oct. 1, 2007, while sponsor, Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Sydnor, looks on.

  • Sponsor 1st Sgt. Chris Simmons and contestant, Staff Sgt. Blake Simms, pose prior to the board appearance event of the 2007 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition Oct. 1, 2007.

    Contestants Face First Day of Best Warrior Competition

    Sponsor 1st Sgt. Chris Simmons and contestant, Staff Sgt. Blake Simms, pose prior to the board appearance event of the 2007 Noncommissioned Officer of the Year competition Oct. 1, 2007.

  • Sponsor Sgt. lst Class Jason Harris goes over last-minute notes with contestant, Staff Sgt. David Corona, just before his Noncommissioned Officer of the Year board appearance on the first day of the Best Warrior Competition Oct. 1, 2007.

    Best Warrior Competitors Prepare for Boards

    Sponsor Sgt. lst Class Jason Harris goes over last-minute notes with contestant, Staff Sgt. David Corona, just before his Noncommissioned Officer of the Year board appearance on the first day of the Best Warrior Competition Oct. 1, 2007.

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