Drill Sergeants Compete for Top Honors

By www.Army.milJune 20, 2007

Staff Sgt. Alanna S. Payne demonstrates her ability to teach the drill and ceremony tasks. Other events include land navigation, tactics, weapons qualification and a review board that quizzes each competitor. On June 22, one active duty and one reserve candidate will receive the title of Drill Sergeant of the Year, based on their overall score.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Alanna S. Payne demonstrates her ability to teach the drill and ceremony tasks. Other events include land navigation, tactics, weapons qualification and a review board that quizzes each competitor. On June 22, one active duty and one reserve candidate will receive the title of Drill Sergeant of the Year, based on their overall score. (Photo Credit: Patrick Buffett) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Christopher M. Phalan demonstrates his ability to teach the manual of arms.
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Staff Sgt. Christopher M. Cardina makes note of the discrepancies he has spotted on the Class A uniform. During the uniform discrepancy task, competitors were given eight minutes to identify as many mistakes as possible on five types of uniforms.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Christopher M. Cardina makes note of the discrepancies he has spotted on the Class A uniform. During the uniform discrepancy task, competitors were given eight minutes to identify as many mistakes as possible on five types of uniforms. (Photo Credit: Patrick Buffett) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. 1st Class Willie L. Henard demonstrates his ability to teach drill and ceremony.
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Staff Sgt. Christian Duro demonstrates his ability to lead fitness training.
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