FORT HOOD, Texas — Day two of the four-day III Corps Best Warrior Competition at Fort Hood included testing the troops’ knowledge and proficiency in land navigation and other Soldier skills. The winner will be announced June 7.
U.S. Army Sgt. Ike Horn, a military police soldier from Fort Riley, Kansas, has the seal of his gas mask tested during the chemical event of the III Corps Best Warrior Competition at Fort Hood, Texas, on June 5, 2018. The competition pits ten of the Army’s fiercest Soldiers against each other in tests of strength and will. (US Army Photo taken by Spc. Nicholas Vidro, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)
U.S. Army Spc. Damilare Thomas, supply specialist, Fort Carson, Colorado, assembles a RT-1523 radio on the commo lane of III Corps’ Best Warrior Competition June 5, 2018. Five Soldiers and five noncommissioned officers from III Corps units across the U.S. are competing in a four-day competition at III Corps headquarters, Fort Hood. The commo lane consists of assembling a radio, establishing comms and sending a nine-line medical evacuation request and a situation report. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Shiloh Capers)
U.S. Army Sgt. Joshua Weide, combat engineer, Fort Carson, Colorado, answers the written portion of the chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear station of III Corps’ Best Warrior Competition, June 5, 2018. The CBRN station features a written test and donning full Mission Oriented Protected Posture gear. Soldiers go on to simulate exchanging MOPP gear while noncommissioned officers must conduct a vapor test for the atmosphere. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Shiloh Capers)
U.S. Army Soldiers receive a briefing before their land navigation skills are put to the test during the III Corps Best Warrior Competition June 5 at Fort Hood. The competition pits ten of the Army’s fiercest soldiers against each other in multiple tests of physical might and mental fortitude over four days. (U.S. Army photo taken by Spc. Nicholas Vidro, 7th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment.)