Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch gives a thumbs up to range safety NCOs indicating that he's ready to engage targets during a July 15, Fort Eustis, Va., M-4 rifle qualification exercise that was part of the 2008 U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command NCO and Soldier of the Year Competition. A total of five Soldiers from across the nation competed for the top TRADOC title. Sgt. 1st Class Eisch, the NCO of the Year winner, represented the Reserve Officer Training Corps program at the University of Wisconsin, and U.S. Army Accession Command.