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Soldiers compete in a variety of events, including testing the operation and accurate firing of five weapon systems, during the 2019 Army Materiel Command Best Warrior Competition.

Putting their skills to the test, 12 Soldiers from across the globe will compete in this year’s Army Materiel Command Best Warrior Competition at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, July 25-28.

Soldiers will test their physical and mental strength through a variety of challenges in hopes of representing AMC in the Army-level competition later this year. Army Materiel Command’s Command Sgt. Maj. Alberto Delgado said these Soldiers are up for the challenge.

“These Soldiers are rising stars who embody the strength and values of our Army,” he said. “The AMC Best Warrior Competition will test their resilience and expertise through challenging scenarios.”

Last year, the COVID-19 pandemic restricted the competition to a virtual administration board competition with less competitors. Sgt. 1st Class Annette Hood, AMC G-3 operations noncommissioned officer, said COVID-19 safety measures will be in place this year, including temperature checks at events.

Even with the precautions, Hood said this year is shaping up to be similar to years past.

“We have more equipment and a new event that is being introduced for this competition,” she said. “Competitors will execute the new Army Combat Fitness Test event that has been introduced to the Army recently.”

Winners will be announced during a luncheon July 30 at The Summit.

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