• Staff Sgt. John Gonzales, 1st Battalion 40th Field Artillery, participates in warrior task exercise during the 2012 TRADOC NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition.

    Warrior Tasks exercise during 2012 TRADOC NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition

    Staff Sgt. John Gonzales, 1st Battalion 40th Field Artillery, participates in warrior task exercise during the 2012 TRADOC NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition.

  • Sgt. Brandon MacKinnon, 34th Military Police Detachment, fires several rounds during warrior task exercise, July 30 during 2012 TRADOC NCO/Soldier of the Year competition at Fort Eustis, Va.

    2012 TRADOC Soldier/NCO of the Year

    Sgt. Brandon MacKinnon, 34th Military Police Detachment, fires several rounds during warrior task exercise, July 30 during 2012 TRADOC NCO/Soldier of the Year competition at Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Sgt. Derek Czerniak, 1-201th Aviation Regiment 128th Aviaiton Brigade, navigates through smoke screen during warrior task mission at the 2012 TRADOC NCO/Soldier of the Year competition.

    2012 TRADOC Soldier/NCO of the Year

    Sgt. Derek Czerniak, 1-201th Aviation Regiment 128th Aviaiton Brigade, navigates through smoke screen during warrior task mission at the 2012 TRADOC NCO/Soldier of the Year competition.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Alissa Guzman, 1st 61st Infantry Regiment, takes hostile into custody during warrior task exercise during 2012 TRADOC NCO/Soldier of the Year competition in Fort Eustis, Va.

    2012 TRADOC Soldier/NCO of the Year

    Sgt. 1st Class Alissa Guzman, 1st 61st Infantry Regiment, takes hostile into custody during warrior task exercise during 2012 TRADOC NCO/Soldier of the Year competition in Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Spc. Robert Smead, 34th Infantry, displays technique of taking down an insurgent during 2012 TRADOC NCO of the Year competition, Fort Eustis, Va.

    2012 TRADOC Soldier/NCO of the Year

    Spc. Robert Smead, 34th Infantry, displays technique of taking down an insurgent during 2012 TRADOC NCO of the Year competition, Fort Eustis, Va.

  • 2012 TRADOC NCO/Soldier of Year competitors: Sgt Derrick Wallace, U.S. Army Signal Corps Band.; Spc. James Guffey, 1st Aviation Brigade; Spc Benjamin Pendergrass, 701st Military Police.; Spc. Jesse Jacklyn 1-507th Parachute Infantry Regiment; Spc. Michael Edgarton, 508th Transportation Company; Sgt. Brandon MacKinnon, 34th Military Police Detachment; Staff Sgt. Demetrius Matthews, Headquarters and Headquarters Company; Spc. Robert Smead, 3/34th Infantry Regiment; Staff Sgt. Brendan Shannon 2-19 Infantry; Sgt. 1st Class Heriberto Reyes U.S. Army Cadet Command; Sgt. 1st Class Alissa Guzman 61st Infantry Regiment; Staff Sgt. John Gonzales 40th Field Artillery; Sgt. 1st Class Jason Morales, Asymmetric Warfare Group; Sgt. 1st Class. Brian Watts, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence; Sgt. Derek Czerniak, 1-210th Aviation Regiment.

    2012 TRADOC Soldier/NCO of the Year

    2012 TRADOC NCO/Soldier of Year competitors: Sgt Derrick Wallace, U.S. Army Signal Corps Band.; Spc. James Guffey, 1st Aviation Brigade; Spc Benjamin Pendergrass, 701st Military Police.; Spc. Jesse Jacklyn 1-507th Parachute Infantry Regiment; Spc...

  • Staff Sgt. John Gonzales, 1st Battalion 40th Field Artillery, conducts final preparation before Land Navigation exercise takes place during 2012 TRADOC NCO/Soldier of the Year, Fort Eustis, Va.

    2012 TRADOC Soldier/NCO of the Year

    Staff Sgt. John Gonzales, 1st Battalion 40th Field Artillery, conducts final preparation before Land Navigation exercise takes place during 2012 TRADOC NCO/Soldier of the Year, Fort Eustis, Va.

  • Spc. Robert Smead, Headquarters 3/34th Infantry Regiment, performs Physical Fitness test during 2012 TRADOC NCO/Soldiers of the Year competition at Fort Eustis, Va.

    2012 TRADOC Soldier/NCO of the Year

    Spc. Robert Smead, Headquarters 3/34th Infantry Regiment, performs Physical Fitness test during 2012 TRADOC NCO/Soldiers of the Year competition at Fort Eustis, Va.

Sixteen active-duty service members from installations across the U.S. compete here from July 30 to Aug. 3 for the title of U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year.

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