Gonzalez, Conklin capture SDDC NCO and Soldier of the Year honors
Photo Credit: Mrs. Donna Klapakis (SDDC)
WHEELER ARMY AIR FIELD, Hawaii -- SDDC Best Warrior competitors line up for the first time May 21 on Schofield Barracks' Watt Field. Competitors from SDDC's five brigades met on Schofield Barracks and Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii, May 21-23 as the 599th Transportation Brigade hosted SDDC's annual Best Warrior Challenge. SDDC contestants included, from left to right: Sgt. 1st Class Andrea Luke, 834th Transportation Battalion, Concord, Calif., 596th Trans. Bde. NCO of the Year; Sgt. Jeffrey Rouda, 688th Rapid Port Opening Element, 597th Trans. Bde. NCO of the Year, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.; Sgt. Kia Xiong, 598th Trans. Bde. NCO of the Year, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Staff Sgt. Jesus Grajales, 599th Trans. Bde. NCO of the Year, Wheeler Army Air Field, Hawaii; Sgt. Richard Gonzalez, 595th Trans. Bde. NCO of the Year, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait; and Spc. James Conklin, 690th Rapid Port Opening Element, 597th Trans. Bde. Soldier of the Year, JB Langley-Eustis. (U.S. Army photo by Donna Klapakis, 599th Trans. Bde. Public Affairs)
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