The 2019 Army National Guard Best Warrior competitors bow their heads as Chaplain (Maj.) David Jordan, chaplain with the Oklahoma Army National Guard, gives a benediction during the competition’s opening ceremony at Camp Gruber Training Center, Oklahoma, July 15, 2019. Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition is the culminating test for the top 14 noncommissioned officers and Soldiers from seven regions across the nation who compete in a week-long test of soldiering skills and abilities to take home the title of 2019 Army National Guard Soldier and NCO of the Year. (Oklahoma National Guard Photo by Spc. Jessica Todd)
Citizen Soldiers vie to become Best Warrior of 2019