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  • Detainee Operations at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command and Sgt. Lisa Morales, U.S. Army Forces Command,conduct a search and detainee operation at an entry point during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Receiving the Next Task at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Barber, Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, receives a full magazine of simulation rounds just before the group of warriors conduct a room-clearing and hostage rescue scenario during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition, Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va.

  • USAPAC NCO Vies for "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Pacific's Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara takes a moment to ponder prior to the 9-line Medical Evaluation event Oct 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers who competed in the 2008 Department of the Army NCO and Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 3. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • A Moment's Respite at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Reserve Command's Staff Sgt. Francisco Gutierrez takes a moment to ponder prior to the 9-line Medical Evacuation event Oct 2. He was one 24 Soldiers who competed in the 2008 Department of the Army NCO and Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" Competition held Sept. 29 - Oct. 3. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Exercise helps 5th Bde. prepare for mission-readiness test

    Oct 3, 2008

    Successful execution of a comprehensive fire coordination exercise was the last step in preparing the Destroyer Brigade for its biggest challenge next February. The newest Stryker brigade in the Army, Fort LewisAca,!a,,c 5th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, is scheduled to conduct its mission-readiness exercise in February at the National Training Center in the Mojave Desert at Fort Irwin, Calif. The field training exercise that ended last week at Yakima Training Center was exactly what the brigade needed to set the conditions for success in California.

  • USAPAC NCO Competes at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Pacific's Staff Sgt. Zachary Ferrara responds to a grader after peforming emergency medical procedures on a casualty Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.6 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Signal for "Best Warrior" Success

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Reserve Command's Spc. David Obray uses aircraft landing signals after performing a medical evacuation Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Reserve Command's Top Competitor in Action

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Reserve Command's Spc. David Obray moves away from the aircraft after performing a medical evacuation Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • TRADOC's Soldier of the Year Competes for DA Title

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine CommandAca,!a,,cs Spc. Daniel Horner calls for a medical evacuation during the 9-line MEDEVAC event. He is one of 24 Soldiers who is competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • MEDCOM Soldier Engages in "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    U.S. Army Medical Command's Spc. Daniel Farrier moves a casualty along before engaging targets during the Alternate Firing Event Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • USASOC Soldiers Battle for "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Special Operations Command's Spc. Barrett Kauling, 2007 Soldiers of the Year Sgt. Heyz Seeker, and Sgt. 1st Class Steven Kroll pose for pictures after Kauling and Kroll performed a medical evacuation Oct. 2. The two were two of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • TRADOC's NCO of the Year Takes Aim at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command's Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch fires at targets during the Alternate Firing Event Oct. 2. He was one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • TRADOC's Top Compete at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 3, 2008

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctrine CommandAca,!a,,cs Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch and Spc. Daniel Horner move away from aircraft after performing a medical evacuation. The two were competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Using a Cautious Approach

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins, U.S. Army Medical Command, goes low in search of improvised explosive devices during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drill portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Moving with a Purpose

    Oct 2, 2008

    Spc. David Obray, U.S. Army Reserve Command, pulls a wounded Soldier out of the hostile zone during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drill portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • "Best Warrior" Soldiers Engage in Battle Drills

    Oct 2, 2008

    After recovering an injured Soldier from a hostile environment, Spc. Barrett Kauling, U.S. Army Special Operation Command, conducts a medical evaluation and explains treatment to the grader during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drills event. This was the first event Oct. 2 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Every Soldier a Sensor

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara, U.S. Army Pacific, walks carefully through the lane to seek out improvised explosive devices during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drill portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Clearing the Course

    Oct 2, 2008

    After the smoke clears from the first improvised explosive device, Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, continues through the lane to seek out other devices during the Warrior Tasks and Battle Drill portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition Sept. 28 - Oct. 3, at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Night Course at "Best Warrior"

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins, U.S. Army Medical Command, plots waypoints during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Shine a Light

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Eric Przybylski, National Capital Region, opens a chem-light to guide the way during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Navigating Through "Best Warrior"

    Oct 2, 2008

    Sgt. Zachary Muske, National Capital Region, prepares for the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • "Best Warrior" After Dark

    Oct 2, 2008

    Pfc. Christopher Loeffler, Army Materiel Command, plots waypoints during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Late Night Orienteering

    Oct 2, 2008

    Spc. Eric Kocourek, U.S. Eighth Army competitor, plots waypoints during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Urban Orienteering at Night

    Oct 2, 2008

    Spc. Barrett Kauling, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, prepares for the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Night Falls on "Best Warrior" Competition

    Oct 2, 2008

    2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition

  • Ready for Urban Orienteering

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara, U.S. Army Pacific, leaves the start point during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Getting from Point A to Point B

    Oct 2, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Barber, Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, plots waypoints during the night urban warfare orienteering course Oct. 1, at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Surprise Encounter

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Daniel Horner, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Commmand, and Spc. Barrett Kauling, U.S Army Special Operations Command, encounter a scenario during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course Oct. 1, during the 2008 Department of the Army Best Warrior, NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Anthony Brown

  • Finding the First Waypoint

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Lisa Morales, U.S. Army Forces Command, begins the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course Oct. 1 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Anthony Brown

  • Ready for Orienteering

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Francisco Gutierrez, U.S. Army Reserve Command competitor, gets ready to begin the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course Oct. 1 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Anthony Brown

  • Ready to Move Out

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Zachary Muske, National Captial Region competitor, gets ready to begin the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course Oct. 1 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Anthony Brown

  • Charging Ahead

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Steven Kroll, U.S. Army Special Operations Command competitor, charges to his point on the Urban Warfare Orienteering event during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/SOY Competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Finding the Right Route

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Jeremy Whipple, U.S. Army National Guard competitor, studies his map and plots his next point along the Urban Warfare Orienteering event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Finding the Path Ahead

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Barber, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command competitor, prepares to find his next point along the Urban Warfare Orienteering event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • On the Right Spot

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Barrett Kauling, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, arrives at a point along the Urban Warfare Orienteering event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Right Way Ahead

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Barrett Kauling, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, eyes a point along the Urban Warfare Orienteering event during the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Planning Ahead

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jonathan Higgs, U.S. Army Europe, checks the grid coordinates en route to a checkpoint during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course Oct. 1. This 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition event was divided into both day and night courses. Photo by Spc. Andrew Heward

  • Checking the Grid

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Robert Gordon, Army Materiel Command, checks the grid coordinates en route to a checkpoint during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course Oct. 1. This 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition event was divided into both day and night courses. Photo by Spc. Andrew Heward

  • On the Right Path

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, seeks a checkpoint during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course Oct. 1. This 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition event was divided into both day and night courses. Photo by Spc. Andrew Heward

  • Finding the Right Route Through "Best Warrior"

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Stanley Black, U.S. Army Europe, seeks a checkpoint during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course Oct. 1. This 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition event was divided into both day and night courses. Photo by Spc. Andrew Heward

  • Finding the Next Checkpoint

    Oct 1, 2008

    The National Capital Region's Sgt. Zachary Muske marks points on a map during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. He is one of the 24 Soldiers who are competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • On the Mark

    Oct 1, 2008

    Eighth U.S. Army's Sgt. Victor Berlus marks his map after reaching a point in the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. He is one of the 24 Soldiers who are competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Ready for Urban Orienteering

    Oct 1, 2008

    The U.S. Army Europe's Sgt. Stanley Black awaits the start of the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. He is one of the 24 Soldiers who are competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • On the Road to "Best Warrior"

    Oct 1, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command's Staff Sgt. Robert Gordon makes his way to another point in the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. He is one of the 24 Soldiers who are competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Plotting Points

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Michael Moore prepares to plot points on a map prior to the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command Soldier is one of the 24 Soldiers who are competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Map Check

    Oct 1, 2008

    The U.S. Army Pacific's Sgt. Luke A. Solorzano reads a map during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. He is one of the 24 Soldiers who are competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Onto the Next Checkpoint

    Oct 1, 2008

    The National Capital Region's Staff Sgt. Eric Przybylski travels to the next point during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. He is one of the 24 Soldiers who are competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • On the Right Course

    Oct 1, 2008

    The U.S. Army Medical Command's Spc. Daniel Farrier tries to find his way to the next point during the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. He is one of the 24 Soldiers who are competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • "Best Warrior" Urban Orienteering

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Daniel Farrier, Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch and Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins plot points on maps prior to the Urban Warfare Orienteering Course event Oct. 1. They are three of the 24 Soldiers who are competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Pushing for "Best Warrior"

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Jeremy Whipple, U.S. Army National Guard, performing push ups at the APFT during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/SOY Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Pushing for Points

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Michael Noyce Merino

  • Ready to Write

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Zachary Muske, National Capital Region, prepares to take the written exam during 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • "Best Warrior" Written Examination

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Stanley Black, U.S. Army Europe, prepares to take the written exam during 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Time to Test "Best Warrior" Knowledge

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Eric Kocourek, Eight U.S. Army Korea, prepares to take the written exam during 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Army leaders at NYC ceremony anticipate meeting recruiting goal

    Oct 1, 2008

    Secretary of the Army Pete Geren presided over a ceremony Wednesday morning in which nine future Soldiers took the oath of enlistment as part of celebrating the all-volunteer ArmyAca,!a,,cs anticipated success in achieving its recruiting goal.

  • Test Taking Confidence

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Daniel Horner, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, prepares to take the written exam during the 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Ready for the "Best Warrior" Exam

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Daniel Farrier, U.S. Army Medical Command, prepares to take the written exam during 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Test Time

    Oct 1, 2008

    Pfc. Christopher Loeffler, U.S. Army Materiel Command, prepares to take the written exam during the 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year Competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Taking the "Best Warrior" Exam

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Barber, U.S. Space and Missile Defense command/U.S. Army Forces Strategic Command, prepares to take the written exam during 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Going for the Best Grade

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Barrett Kauling, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, prepares to take the written exam during the 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year Competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Exam Time

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch, U.S. Training and Doctrine Command, prepares for the written exam during the 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year Competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Ready for a Mental Challenge

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Alexander Elkassamani, U.S. Army Forces Command, prepares to take the written exam during the 2008 Noncommissioned Officer/Soldier of the Year Competition Oct. 1 at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry.

  • Moving with a Purpose

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Jeremy Whipple, U.S. Army National Guard, keeps pace during the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Almost Finished

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Luke Solorzano, U.S. Army Pacific

  • Nearing the Finish

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Eric Przybylski, National Capital Region, keeps pace during the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Focused on the Finish

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. David Obray, U.S. Army Reserve Command, is focused on the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • At the Finish Line

    Oct 1, 2008

    A determined Staff Sgt. Michael Noyce Merino, U.S. Army National Guard, finishes the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test ahead of the rest. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Determined to Win

    Oct 1, 2008

    A determined Staff Sgt. Michael Noyce Merino, U.S. Army National Guard, keeps ahead of the other competitors during the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Race to Win "Best Warrior"

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Zachary Muske, National Captial Region, keeps pace during the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Competition Intensifies

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. Lisa Morales, U.S. Army Forces Command, keeps pace during the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Pushing to be the Best

    Oct 1, 2008

    Pfc. Christopher Loeffler, U.S. Army Materiel Command, is in control of his push-up count in the Army Physical Fitness Test Oct. 1 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

  • Give Me One More

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins, U.S. Army Medical Command, focuses on the sit-up portion of the APFT Oct. 1, during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Focus on the Finish

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jonathan Higgs, U.S. Army Europe, focuses hard on completing the two mile run at the APFT portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • Path to "Best Warrior" Success

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Daniel Horner, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, catches his breath during the two mile run at the APFT portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser

  • One Mile, No Sweat!

    Oct 1, 2008

    Early morning action set the tone for the day's events during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. The 24 competitors began the morning with the Army Physical Fitness Test, then into the classroom for a written exam and essay, followed by a urban wafrare orienteering course. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

  • Ready to Run

    Oct 1, 2008

    Early morning action set the tone for the day's events during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. The 24 competitors began the morning with the Army Physical Fitness Test, then into the classroom for a written exam and essay, followed by a urban wafrare orienteering course. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

  • Intense Competition

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Daniel Farrier, U.S. Army Medical Command, maintains a good rhythm during the push-up portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Running with a Purpose

    Oct 1, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Jacob Ferrara, keeps focus during the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Stride for Success

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Daniel Farrier, U.S. Army Medical Command, keeps pace during the two-mile run portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test. The APFT was the first event Oct. 1 of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • One More Lap

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch finishes the final lap of two-mile portion of the Army Physical Fitness Test Oct. 1 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

  • Fit for Competition

    Oct 1, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch pumps out a few extra sit-ups before the time expired in the Army Physical Fitness Test Oct. 1 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

  • Going Strong, Army Strong

    Oct 1, 2008

    Spc. Alexander Elkassamani, U.S. Army Forces Command, completes another lap during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Getting Adjusted for "Best Warrior"

    Sep 30, 2008

    Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, adjust the straps on his Kevlar during the pre-combat checks and inspection portion of the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

  • Geared Up for "Best Warrior"

    Sep 30, 2008

    2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition

  • Getting Ready for "Best Warrior"

    Sep 30, 2008

    Sgt. Luke Solorzano, U.S. Army Pacific, tightens the straps on his ruck sack as he conducts pre-combat checks and inspections during the 2008 Department of the Army "Best Warrior" Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Public Affairs Office

  • Gearing Up for Competition

    Sep 30, 2008

    The 24 competitors in the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition spent the morning of Sept. 30 on pre-combat checks and inspections of items issues for the week's events. Afterwards, the warriors would engage in reflexive fire exercises and media interviews. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office

  • Ready for "Best Warrior" Action

    Sep 30, 2008

    Spc. Michael Moore, Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command, tests the strap on his M16 during the pre-combat checks and inspection Sept. 30 at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Tools of the Modern Warrior

    Sep 30, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Michael Noyce Merino, U.S. Army National Guard competitor, follows instructions on the Defense Advanced Global Positioning Satellite Receiver Sept. 30 during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition. The 24 competitors will use the GPS device during the day and urban orienteering course later on in the competition. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs

  • Direct from "Best Warrior"

    Sep 30, 2008

    Specialist Jeremy Wipple being microphoned for a television interview

  • Ready for a Close Up

    Sep 30, 2008

    SPC Jeremy Wipples final thoughts before doing a television interview for Salt Lake City UT

  • Live at "Best Warrior"

    Sep 30, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Michael Noyce Merino, U.S. Army National Guard comeptitor, conducts an interview Sept. 30 with KFBB Television in Great Falls, Montana, during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Quick Review Session

    Sep 30, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Michael Noyce Merino, studying for an upcomming written exam during the 2008 Department of the Army NCO of the year competition

  • MEDCOM Warrior Takes Aim at "Best Warrior"

    Sep 30, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Julian Wiggins of the U.S. Army Medical Command takes aim during reflexive fire training Sept. 30. Wiggins is one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Weapons Check

    Sep 30, 2008

    Spc. David Obray of the U.S. Army Reserve Command function checks a .50 caliber machine after assembly. Obray is one of 24 Soldiers who is competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 29 - Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Reflexive Fire Training

    Sep 30, 2008

    The U.S. Army Medical Command's Spc. Daniel Farrier awaits instructions during reflexive fire training Sept. 30. Farrier is one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.6 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Warrior in Focus

    Sep 30, 2008

    The U.S. Army Materiel Command's Pfc. Christopher Loeffler undergoes reflexive fire training Sept. 30. He is one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28 -Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • "Best Warrior" Weapons Check

    Sep 30, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Christopher Barber of the Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command function checks a machine gun Sept. 30. Barber is one of 24 Soldiers who is competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28 - Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Focused to Win

    Sep 30, 2008

    The U.S. Army Special Operations Command's Spc. Barrett K. Kauling awaits instructions during reflexive fire training Sept. 30. Kauling is one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct.6 at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo by T. Anthony Bell)

  • Reflexive Fire

    Sep 30, 2008

    The U.S. Army Training and Doctine Command's Sgt. 1st Class Brian Eisch takes a stance during reflexive fire training Sept. 30. Eisch is one of 24 Soldiers competing in the 2008 Department of the Army Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year Aca,!A"Best WarriorAca,!A? Competition held Sept. 28-Oct. 6 at Fort Lee, Va.

  • Weapons Training

    Sep 30, 2008

    Staff Sgt. Michael Noyce Merino is the U.S. Army National Guard NCO of the Year competing at the 2008 Department of the Army NCO/Soldier of the Year Competition, Sept. 28 - Oct. 3 at Fort Lee, Va.

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