Sgt. Mariecrista Hines
1 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Mariecrista Hines, HHC, 8th STB, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, takes a deep breath between pushups during the Army Physical Fitness Test at Fort Shafter Flats, Hi. Hines is one of six competitors that competed for Soldier of the Year in this... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Erica Johnson
2 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Erica Johnson, Human Resource Specialist, 8th STB, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, bandages her feet after a grueling 12-mile road march at Schofield Barracks, Hi. The 12-mile road march is just one of many events in this year's 8th Special Tr... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Hunter Collins
3 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Hunter Collins 545th Harbor Master, 8th STB, 8th Theater Sustainment Command barely breaks a sweat as he approaches the 3-mile mark in this 12-mile road march at Schofield Barracks, Hi. Hunter was one of the three lower enlisted soldiers partic... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Spencer Grimes
4 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Spencer Grimes, 545th Harbor Master, 605th Transportation Detachment, 8th STB, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, waves a "Shaka" as he trudges through the mud and the muck. The rain continuously fell upon all participants on the 12-mile roa... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Zachary Cawley
5 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Zachary Cawley, 545th Harbor Master, 605th Transportation Detachment, 8th STB, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, reached his first posted marker within the first few minutes of the land navigation course. Participants had 2 hours to complete the... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Joshua French
6 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Joshua French, Training and Operations, 8th STB, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, sits at attention as he answers questions given to him by the President of the board and all board members. All questions pertain to the participant's knowl... (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL

Soldiers of the 8th Special Troops Battalion, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, compete in this years NCO, Soldier of the Year competition. Winning participants move on to compete in the 8th Theater Sustainment Command's NCO, Soldier of the Year competition early of next year.