• Staff Sgt. Markus Whisman gets a hand donning his gear from his sponsor, Staff Sgt. Angel Clancy, both from the Research, Development and Engineering Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., as he prepares for the Daytime Urban Orienteering event of the Army Materiel Command Best Warrior Competition at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., July 16. Competitors were allotted three hours to locate 10 points scattered around Arsenal Island. Due to the high humidity and 90-plus degree heat, participants were allowed to complete the event without their body armor and rucksacks.

    AMC warrior preps for Daytime Urban Orienteering event

    Staff Sgt. Markus Whisman gets a hand donning his gear from his sponsor, Staff Sgt. Angel Clancy, both from the Research, Development and Engineering Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., as he prepares for the Daytime Urban Orienteering event of...

  • Staff Sgt. Robert Wilkins, noncommissioned officer-in-charge of the Daytime Urban Orienteering event of the Army Materiel Command Best Warrior Competition, briefs competitors before releasing them to locate 10 points sprinkled across Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., July 16. Participants had three hours to locate as many points as possible on the 946-acre island on the Mississippi River.

    AMC Best Warrior Competition Daytime Urban Orienteering objectives explained

    Staff Sgt. Robert Wilkins, noncommissioned officer-in-charge of the Daytime Urban Orienteering event of the Army Materiel Command Best Warrior Competition, briefs competitors before releasing them to locate 10 points sprinkled across Rock Island...

  • Sgt. 1st Class Jay Denton, Army Sustainment Command's NCO of the Year, jots down the code designating one of 10 locations comprising the Daytime Urban Orienteering event of the Army Materiel Command Best Warrior Competition at Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., July 16.  Competitors were allotted three hours to locate 10 points scattered around Arsenal Island.

    Locating an objective

    Sgt. 1st Class Jay Denton, Army Sustainment Command's NCO of the Year, jots down the code designating one of 10 locations comprising the Daytime Urban Orienteering event of the Army Materiel Command Best Warrior Competition at Rock Island Arsenal...

  • A participant in the Nighttime Urban Orienteering event of the Army Materiel Command Best Warrior Competition plots his course of action before heading out to locate five of seven points spread across the 946-acre Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., July 16. Competitors were allotted 90 minutes to complete the task.

    Nighttime Urban Orienteering

    A participant in the Nighttime Urban Orienteering event of the Army Materiel Command Best Warrior Competition plots his course of action before heading out to locate five of seven points spread across the 946-acre Rock Island Arsenal, Ill., July 16...

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