soldier marches with a ruck sack
210323-Z-JU983-0003.JPG Photo By: Spc. Alejandro Lucero

CAMP WILLIAMS, Utah - Staff Sgt. Jose Jimenez, an operations noncommissioned officer with the 625th Military Police Battalion, starts a six-mile ruck march with 35lbs strapped to his back during the Best Warrior Competition on Camp Williams, Utah, March 23, 2021. The Utah National Guard Best Warrior Competition tests Soldier’s physical endurance, military knowledge, and mental perseverance to determine the state’s Soldier of the Year, Non-commissioned Officer of the Year and Senior NCO of the Year. (U.S. Army National Guard photo taken by Spc. Alejandro Lucero)


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