Twelve Soldiers from the Western United States and Guam exhausted themselves physically and mentally over three blisteringly hot days at Camp Williams, July 28-30, to be named the Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year during the 2020 National Guard Region VII Best Warrior Competition
200728-Z-IG965-0079.JPG Photo By: Capt. Jeffrey Dallin Belnap

CAMP WILLIAMS, Utah - Spc. Parsa Khawari, 1-221st Cavalry, Nevada National Guard, performs the deadlift event for the Army Combat Fitness Test during Best Warrior 2020, July 28, 2020 at Camp Williams, Utah. Guardsmen from Arizona, California, Colorado, Guam, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Hawaii are participating in the competition for the chance to move on to the higher level Army National Guard BWC later this year. Best Warrior Competitions are designed to test Soldiers' mental and physical endurance with a variety of challenges to help the Army build strong and knowledgeable leaders (U.S. Army photo by Capt. Jeffrey Dallin Belnap)


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