U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition

By Sgt. 1st Class Mark BellJuly 16, 2009

A Soldier participating in the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition has his official competition photo taken during day one of the week-long event.  The USARC Non-Commissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" Competitions are being held July 13 to July 17, 2009 at Fort McCoy, Wis. The annual event brought 28 Soldiers from Guam to Florida to here.
1 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Soldier participating in the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition has his official competition photo taken during day one of the week-long event. The USARC Non-Commissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year "Best Warrior" Competitions are being held July 13 to July 17, 2009 at Fort McCoy, Wis. The annual event brought 28 Soldiers from Guam to Florida to here. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Mark Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Pfc. William Peiler, Waianae, Hawaii, a mechanic assigned to A Company, 98th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, replaces the gas regulator to an M240B machine gun during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior at Fort McCoy. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va.
2 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Pfc. William Peiler, Waianae, Hawaii, a mechanic assigned to A Company, 98th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, replaces the gas regulator to an M240B machine gun during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior at Fort McCoy. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Mark Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Pfc. William Peiler, from Waianae, Hawaii, a mechanic assigned to A Company, 98th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, replaces the gas regulator to an M240B machine gun during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior at Fort McCoy. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va.
3 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Pfc. William Peiler, from Waianae, Hawaii, a mechanic assigned to A Company, 98th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, replaces the gas regulator to an M240B machine gun during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior at Fort McCoy. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Mark Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Cody Brunet from Waukesha, Wis., a carpentry specialist assigned to the 372nd Engineer Company, replaces the drive spring the gas regulator to an M240B machine gun during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior at Fort McCoy. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va.
4 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Cody Brunet from Waukesha, Wis., a carpentry specialist assigned to the 372nd Engineer Company, replaces the drive spring the gas regulator to an M240B machine gun during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior at Fort McCoy. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Mark Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Soldier waits his turn to be evaluated for the vehicle search and detainee operations tasks during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior at Fort McCoy. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va.
5 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Soldier waits his turn to be evaluated for the vehicle search and detainee operations tasks during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior at Fort McCoy. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Mark Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Soldier inserts an intravenous catheter into a dummy patient during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior at Fort McCoy. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va.
6 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Soldier inserts an intravenous catheter into a dummy patient during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior at Fort McCoy. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Mark Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Cody Brunet from Waukesha, Wis., a carpentry specialist assigned to the 372nd Engineer Company, Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services on a Humvee during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior at Fort McCoy. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va.
7 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Cody Brunet from Waukesha, Wis., a carpentry specialist assigned to the 372nd Engineer Company, Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services on a Humvee during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior at Fort McCoy. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Mark Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Shiloh Becher, from Mapleton, N.D., an interior electrician assigned to the 461st Engineer Company (Vertical), inspects a Soldier's uniform during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior at Fort McCoy. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va.
8 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Shiloh Becher, from Mapleton, N.D., an interior electrician assigned to the 461st Engineer Company (Vertical), inspects a Soldier's uniform during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior at Fort McCoy. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Mark Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Timothy S. McBride from Crown Point, Ind., who is assigned to the 85th Support Command, based in Arlington Heights, Ill., plots a known point on a map during night urban warfighting orientation course during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior Competition held at Fort McCoy, Wis., July 12-18. The competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va.
9 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Timothy S. McBride from Crown Point, Ind., who is assigned to the 85th Support Command, based in Arlington Heights, Ill., plots a known point on a map during night urban warfighting orientation course during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior Competition held at Fort McCoy, Wis., July 12-18. The competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Mark Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL
During the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior Competition's night-fire qualification phase held July 15, a range safety holds up a green flashlight to let the range control know the range is safe. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va.
10 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – During the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior Competition's night-fire qualification phase held July 15, a range safety holds up a green flashlight to let the range control know the range is safe. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Mark Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Travis W. Hill from Friend, Neb., who is assigned to the 922nd Trailer Transfer Point, prepares to fire his weapon during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior Competition's night-fire qualification phase held July 15.. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va.
11 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Travis W. Hill from Friend, Neb., who is assigned to the 922nd Trailer Transfer Point, prepares to fire his weapon during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior Competition's night-fire qualification phase held July 15.. The week-long competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Mark Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc.  Christopher J. Ludwig from Townsend, Mont., who is assigned to the 4225th Army Hospital, marches through a 10-kilometer road march during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior Competition held at Fort McCoy, Wis., July 12-18. The competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va.
12 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Christopher J. Ludwig from Townsend, Mont., who is assigned to the 4225th Army Hospital, marches through a 10-kilometer road march during the 2009 U.S. Army Reserve Command Best Warrior Competition held at Fort McCoy, Wis., July 12-18. The competition brought 28 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers from Guam to New Hampshire to Fort McCoy to determine the best of the Army Reserve. The Army Reserve winners will then compete in the Department of the Army competition held later this year at Fort Lee, Va. (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Mark Bell) VIEW ORIGINAL