• Spc. Zedrik Pitts, 465th Engineer Company, plots his points before competing in the land navigation event during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Spc. Zedrik Pitts, 465th Engineer Company, plots his points before competing in the land navigation event during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer...

  • Sgt. Lennart Magi, 417th Engineer Company, checks his map at a start point during the land navigation event of the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. Lennart Magi, 417th Engineer Company, checks his map at a start point during the land navigation event of the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and...

  • Sgt. Marc Bradley, 391st Engineer Battalion,(number 4) and Spc. Anthony Saltsman, 365th Engineer Battalion, (number 1) during the run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis.  Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. Marc Bradley, 391st Engineer Battalion,(number 4) and Spc. Anthony Saltsman, 365th Engineer Battalion, (number 1) during the run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at...

  • Spc. Justin Gibson, 458th Engineer Battalion, studies his compass during the land navigation portion of 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Spc. Justin Gibson, 458th Engineer Battalion, studies his compass during the land navigation portion of 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior...

  • Sgt. Charles Bielitz, 396th Engineer Company, in stride during the Army Physical Fitness Test event of 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis.  Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. Charles Bielitz, 396th Engineer Company, in stride during the Army Physical Fitness Test event of 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior...

  • Spc. Jody Trapp, 306th Engineer Company 854th Engineer Battalion, is fitted for field equipment before the land navigation portion of the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Spc. Jody Trapp, 306th Engineer Company 854th Engineer Battalion, is fitted for field equipment before the land navigation portion of the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best...

  • Pfc. Christopher Fraley, 396th Engineer Company, develops his 100-meter pace count during the land navigation event at the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Pfc. Christopher Fraley, 396th Engineer Company, develops his 100-meter pace count during the land navigation event at the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned...

  • Spc. Brian Barron, 338th Engineer Company during the Army Physical Fitness Test event of 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis.  Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Spc. Brian Barron, 338th Engineer Company during the Army Physical Fitness Test event of 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier...

  • Pfc. Suni Muhammad, 401st Chemical Company, during the push-up event of the  Army Physical Fitness Test during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis.  Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Pfc. Suni Muhammad, 401st Chemical Company, during the push-up event of the Army Physical Fitness Test during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and...

  • Sgt. Randy Infield, 340th Engineer Company, paces his 100-meter walk in preparation of land navigation portion of the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. Randy Infield, 340th Engineer Company, paces his 100-meter walk in preparation of land navigation portion of the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer...

  • Sgt. Charles Bielitz, 396th Engineer Company, in stride during the Army Physical Fitness Test event of 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis.  Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. Charles Bielitz, 396th Engineer Company, in stride during the Army Physical Fitness Test event of 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior...

  • Sgt. Aaron Maxwell, 344th Engineer Company, assists Spc. Zedrik Pitts, 465th Engineer Company, with his load bearing vest before taking part in the land navigation event during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. Aaron Maxwell, 344th Engineer Company, assists Spc. Zedrik Pitts, 465th Engineer Company, with his load bearing vest before taking part in the land navigation event during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort...

  • Sgt. Frank Namukangula, 382nd Military Police Battalion, plots his points before starting the land navigation event at the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. Frank Namukangula, 382nd Military Police Battalion, plots his points before starting the land navigation event at the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned...

  • Spc. Vincent Chapman, 479th Engineer Battalion, searches for a point during the land navigation event at the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Spc. Vincent Chapman, 479th Engineer Battalion, searches for a point during the land navigation event at the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior...

  • Sgt. Frank Namukangula, 382 Military Police Battalion, competes in the sit-up portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test during the 412th TEC's Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Alabama April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. Frank Namukangula, 382 Military Police Battalion, competes in the sit-up portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test during the 412th TEC's Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Alabama April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior...

  • Sgt. Randy Infield, 340th Engineer Company, discusses his start point with a safety guide (not pictured) at the land navigation event during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition, Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. Randy Infield, 340th Engineer Company, discusses his start point with a safety guide (not pictured) at the land navigation event during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition, Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best...

  • Sgt. Mario Santos, Alpha Company 533rd Brigade Support Battalion, shoots an azimuth with his compass at the land navigation event during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition, Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. Mario Santos, Alpha Company 533rd Brigade Support Battalion, shoots an azimuth with his compass at the land navigation event during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition, Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best...

  • Sgt. Mario Santos, Alpha Company 533rd Brigade Support Battalion, looks for a guide path during the land navigation event during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. Mario Santos, Alpha Company 533rd Brigade Support Battalion, looks for a guide path during the land navigation event during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best...

  • Spc. Vincent Chapman, 479th Engineer Battalion, looks relieved after completing the land navigation course during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. Chapman was one of the early finishers during the event. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Spc. Vincent Chapman, 479th Engineer Battalion, looks relieved after completing the land navigation course during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. Chapman was one of the early...

  • Pfc. Suni Muhammad, 401st Chemical Company, waits to turn in his map, compass and protractor after completing the land navigation course at the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Pfc. Suni Muhammad, 401st Chemical Company, waits to turn in his map, compass and protractor after completing the land navigation course at the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012. The best...

  • Sgt. Aaron Maxwell, 344th Engineer Company, works on the written exam during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition, Fort Rucker, Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. Aaron Maxwell, 344th Engineer Company, works on the written exam during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition, Fort Rucker, Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this...

  • Sgt. Andrew Wallburg, 375th Engineer Company, crosses the finish line during the Army Physical Fitness Test portion of 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis.  Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. Andrew Wallburg, 375th Engineer Company, crosses the finish line during the Army Physical Fitness Test portion of 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer...

  • Sgt. Andrew Wallburg, 375th Engineer Company, completes his sit-up portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test during the 412th TEC's Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Alabama April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. Andrew Wallburg, 375th Engineer Company, completes his sit-up portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test during the 412th TEC's Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Alabama April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted...

  • Spc. Jody Trapp, 306th Engineer Company 854th Engineer Battalion, listens to instructions after the Army Physical Fitness Test during the 412th TEC's Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Alabama April 24, 2012.The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Spc. Jody Trapp, 306th Engineer Company 854th Engineer Battalion, listens to instructions after the Army Physical Fitness Test during the 412th TEC's Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Alabama April 24, 2012.The best noncommissioned officer and...

  • 412th Theater Engineer Command Soldiers take the written exam during the TEC's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala., April 24, 2012.The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    412th Theater Engineer Command Soldiers take the written exam during the TEC's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala., April 24, 2012.The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of...

  • Pfc. Nathan Eilenfeldt, 463rd Engineer Battalion, turns in his written exam during the 412th TEC's Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Alabama April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Pfc. Nathan Eilenfeldt, 463rd Engineer Battalion, turns in his written exam during the 412th TEC's Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Alabama April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will...

  • Sgt. 1st Class Jason Hammond, 779th Engineer Company of the 463rd Engineer Battalion takes the written exam during the 412th Theater Engineer Command Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012.The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. 1st Class Jason Hammond, 779th Engineer Company of the 463rd Engineer Battalion takes the written exam during the 412th Theater Engineer Command Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012.The best noncommissioned officer and...

  • Spc. Dontray Townsend, Headquarters, Headquarters Company 391st Engineer Battalion, a 412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition participant rounds the final turn during the Army Physical Fitness Test at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis.  Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Spc. Dontray Townsend, Headquarters, Headquarters Company 391st Engineer Battalion, a 412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition participant rounds the final turn during the Army Physical Fitness Test at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24...

  • Pfc. Nathan Eillenfeldt, goes all out during the run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis.  Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Pfc. Nathan Eillenfeldt, goes all out during the run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior...

  • Pfc. Carly Schwartz, a medic with Headquarters, Headquarters Company 926th Engineer Brigade, observes contestants during the run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test while Sgt. Frank Namukangula, 382nd MP Battalion rounds the third turn during the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis.  Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Pfc. Carly Schwartz, a medic with Headquarters, Headquarters Company 926th Engineer Brigade, observes contestants during the run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test while Sgt. Frank Namukangula, 382nd MP Battalion rounds the third turn during the...

  • Spc. William Gentry, 733rd Engineer Company, during the third lap of the Army Physical Fitness Test portion of 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis.  Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Spc. William Gentry, 733rd Engineer Company, during the third lap of the Army Physical Fitness Test portion of 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and...

  • Spc. Anthony Saltsman, 365th Engineer Battalion, squeezes out an extra sit-up during the Army Physical Fitness Test portion of the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala. April 24 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy Wis. Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Spc. Anthony Saltsman, 365th Engineer Battalion, squeezes out an extra sit-up during the Army Physical Fitness Test portion of the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala. April 24 2012. The best...

  • Sgt. 1st. Class Jason Hammond, 779th Engineer Company, stays loose in between events during the Army Physical Fitness Test portion of the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis.  Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    Sgt. 1st. Class Jason Hammond, 779th Engineer Company, stays loose in between events during the Army Physical Fitness Test portion of the 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best...

  • 412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition contestants following the Army Physical Fitness Test at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the command and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best Warrior competition in June at Fort McCoy, Wis.  Winners of the USARC competition will compete at the Army level.

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition

    412th Theater Engineer Command 2012 Best Warrior Competition contestants following the Army Physical Fitness Test at Fort Rucker Ala., April 24, 2012. The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from this competition will hold the...

FORT RUCKER, Ala. -- The 412th Theater Engineer Command's 2012 Best Warrior Competition got underway at Fort Rucker, Ala. April 24, 2012.

The contest measures Soldiers' physical and mental toughness, and is designed to identify the best competitors among the 13,000 Soldiers within the command.

Twenty-four Soldiers from the TEC's subordinate units took part in day one events that included an Army Physical Fitness Test, a written exam, a technical essay as well as day and night land navigation courses.

The best noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from the
competition will hold the title of Best Warrior for one year throughout the
command, and will compete in the United States Army Reserve Command's Best
Warrior competition in June at Fort Mc Coy, Wis. Winners of the USARC
competition will compete at the Army level.

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