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Civil Affairs Soldier Competes for Title of Best Warrior

Posted by armypao75 on July 7, 2009

Spc. Jeffrey-Tyler Eisner is a civil affairs specialist with the Danbury, Conn., 411th Civil Affairs Battalion.  The Army Reserve’s civil affairs personnel provide a crucial link between the military and civilian populations, and the Reserve provides 97% of the Army's Civil Affairs capability.

Spc. Jeffrey-Tyler Eisner is a civil affairs specialist with the Danbury, Conn., 411th Civil Affairs Battalion. The Army Reserve’s civil affairs personnel provide a crucial link between the military and civilian populations, and the Reserve owns about 97% of the Army's Civil Affairs capability.

A Rochester, N.Y. Soldier is competing in the Army Reserve’s prestigious “Best Warrior Competition” at Fort McCoy, Wis., 13-17 July.  Spc. Jeffrey-Tyler Eisner, a civil affairs specialist with the Danbury, Conn., 411th Civil Affairs Battalion, is one of only 28 Soldiers in the 206,000-strong Army Reserve chosen to compete for this honor.  

 A 2002 graduate of Arlington High School, Eisner earned a BA in Political Science in 2007 from the State University of New York at Fredonia.

“Serving in the Army Reserve has given me strength, discipline and confidence in my abilities and those of my fellow Soldiers to work together to accomplish our mission and do amazing things,” Eisner said.

The Army Reserve’s civil affairs personnel provide a crucial link between the military and civilian populations.  Civil affairs plays a critical role in promoting stability, preventing or reducing conflicts and threats, and deterring aggression worldwide.  The Army Reserve has 97 percent of the Army’s civil affairs assets.

“The Best Warrior Competition is a great opportunity to prove what I can do as a Soldier,” said Eisner.  “I’ve used each stage of the Competition to better myself in preparation for deployment.

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