NCO of the Year Competition

•June 9, 2009 • Leave a Comment

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Sgt. Dennis Hammann of 551st Medical Co., 62nd Med Bde. is reflected by a mirror used to peer beneath vehicles during a tactical environment vehicle search station, one of the Warrior Tasks performed by all I Corps and Fort Lewis Soldier and NCO of the Year candidates.

38th LRS Co. Airborne Drop

•May 28, 2009 • Leave a Comment

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Soldiers from 38th LRS Co. jump from a C-23 Sherpa onto Rogers Drop Zone at Fort Lewis May 19.

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Pfc. Antoine Fields stands for an inspection of his parachute harness before a company jump.

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Soldiers board a C-23 Sherpa at Gray Army Airfield before a proficiency jump May 19.

38th LRS Co. FTX

•May 21, 2009 • Leave a Comment

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Pfc. Stephen Baynard uses a laptop to transmit surveillance information as Pvt. Lucilius Bobo stands watch during a pre-certification FTX, May 13, for the 38th LRS Co.

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Sgt. Antonio Maddox (foreground) and Spc. Brandon Booth watch for enemy activity from a surveillance site.

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Pvt. Nicholas Klusener sits with his team at a hide site, May 13, during the LRS Company FTX.

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Spc. Brandon Booth camouflages his upper body at a surveillance site.

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Two LRS Soldiers from 5th Team, 1st Detachment sit camouflaged at a hide site position.

READ THE FULL STORY HERE: http://www.nwguardian.com/103/story/5120.html

Armed Forces Day Jump

•May 21, 2009 • Leave a Comment

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A special operations Soldier parachutes over Watkins Field during Armed Forces Day May 16.

4.3 Mile Airfield Challenge

•May 4, 2009 • Leave a Comment

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Overall race winner Shannon Swords extends his lead during the 4.3 Mile Airfield Challenge Saturday at Fort Lewis.

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Kingsley Grant, Brian Myers and Mark Brinkhaus (left to right) battle for a second-place finish at the 4.3 Mile Airfield Challenge Saturday at Fort Lewis.

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Allen Culp and Mike Henderson sprint toward the finish line behind Soldiers Field House during the 4.3 Mile Airfield Challenge.

Pathfinder School Drop

•May 4, 2009 • Leave a Comment

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Pathfinder candidates watch Soldiers from the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment during a Computed Air Release Point  drop April 21 at Rogers Drop Zone.

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Pathfinder students  watch a Soldier  parachute from a Black Hawk helicopter during  a Voice Initiated Release System drop April 17 at  Rogers Drop Zone.

READ THE FULL STORY AT: http://www.nwguardian.com/103/story/5006.html

100-Mile Runner

•April 27, 2009 • Leave a Comment

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Staff Sgt. Mike Verdonk stretches April 20 at Cowan Stadium. Verdonk will be running 100 miles over two days next month in support of the Wounded Warrior Project.