Army Reserve Command "Best Warriors"

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Archive for May, 2009

Army Reserve MPs Headed to Best Warrior Competition …

Posted by armypao75 on May 18, 2009

Sgt. Davin W. Hand, a military policeman with the 160th Military Police Battalion in Tallahassee, Fla., readies his personal weapon during the weapons qualification event at the 200th Military Police Command’s Best Warrior Competition, held on April 23-25 at Fort Dix, N.J. Winners of the Fort McCoy competition will move on to the Department of the Army level competition scheduled in September at Fort Lee, Va.

 

 
FORT DIX, N.J. – The newly formed Fort Meade, Md., based 200th Military Police Command achieved yet another milestone Sunday as it completed the first edition of its very own Best Warrior Competition. The top finishing non-commissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier will represent the 200th MP Cmd. at the Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition to be held at Fort McCoy, Wis., July 13-17.Out of the 12,000 Soldiers assigned to the 200th MP Command, only six rose from the ranks to seize the title “best warrior of the Army Reserve military police.”
 
The competition pitted them against each other to evaluate their physical aptitude and soldier skills.
 
“We wanted to make sure we had a well-rounded competition that would test the Soldiers in both their tactical as well as their technical skills,” explained Sgt. Maj. Todd M. Pekel, the 200th’s operations sergeant major and competition senior non-commissioned officer in charge.
 
By Sgt. Darius Kirkwood, 200th MP Command Public Affairs
 
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The Road to Best Warrior…

Posted by armypao75 on May 14, 2009

Though Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition does not kick off till mid July, the Soldiers who make it to Fort McCoy have already spent months training and preparing to compete.

In the last week of April, five USAR commands conducted a joint Best Warrior Competition… only a third of the competitors were selected to continue…

The Road to Best Warrior...

Photo: Spc. Shiloh Becher checks the head space and time on a M2 .50 caliber machine gun during the mystery event at the Divisional 2009 Best Warrior Competition at Fort McCoy, Wis. The head space and timing is checked on the weapon to make sure there the weapons was put together correctly. An improper functioning of the weapon can damage the parts or cause injury to personnel. Photo by Spc. Jerimiah Richardson, 416th Theater Engineer Command Public Affairs.

 

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Welcome Army Reserve “Best Warriors”!

Posted by timothyhalephoto on May 14, 2009

Welcome to the Army Reserve Command “Best Warrior” blog. This blog is in the developmental stage and will be updated once all changes and formatting is complete. Check back regularly for updates about the competition.

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