Let the games begin…

small_DSC1196And so they have…at zero dark thirty this morning four Soldiers from the Army Reserve Careers Division and fifteen Soldier from 11 Aviation command are competing for the honor of being the “Best Warrior” for their respective commands.

The competitors will spend the week on a variety of challenges; the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) consisting of push-ups, sit-ups and a two mile-run; weapons qualifications; negotiate day and night Urban War fighting Orienteering courses; complete a timed Road March; complete a written examination and essay on general military topics; perform in an Army appearance board and other tests of skill such as hand-to-hand combat, first aid, and various mystery events.
Today the Soldiers completed the APFT, weapons firing on two weapons completed mystery event and the Night Urban War fighting Orienteering courses.

The winner will compete at the U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior competition at Fort McCoy, Wis., from June 23-28, 2013. Enlisted Soldiers in the rank of E-1 to E-7 are eligible to compete.

Check us out on FaceBook to view more photos of this week’s events at https://www.facebook.com/stayarmyreserve and leave your comments of encouragement.

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