Some of the New York Army National Guard Soldiers chosen to compete in the South African National Defense Force 2011 Regional Combat Rifle Competition pose at Watervliet Arsenal, N.Y., after fulfilling requirements for the trip. Standing, left to right: Staff Sgt. Dennis Rick, of Staten Island, N.Y.; Sgt. Maj. Anthony Coluccio, of Rotterdam, N.Y.; Sgt. First Class Arthur Evans, an alternate, of Saugerties, N.Y.; Spc. Matthew Melendez, of New York City; Cpl. Jonathan Patton, of Brooklyn. Kneeling, left to right: Spc. Masami Yamakado, of New York City and Spc. Jason Grossman of Airmont, N.Y. Other Soldiers who are part of the team were not available for the photograph.