Video: Best soldier competition

Anchorage Daily NewsAugust 14, 2013 

Spc. Steve Buchta with the 23rd Engineer Company assembles a M249 light machine gun, one of four weapons that he attempted to assemble in 10 minutes from a box full of parts on Tuesday, August, 13, 2013. The Weapons Round Robin was just one task for paratroopers competing in the Arctic Sappers Best Soldier and NCO Competition hosted by the 6th Engineer Battalion on Joint Base Elmendorf-RIchardson through Thursday. Events include a written test, a non-standard physical fitness test, land navigation, a road march, reflexive fire, drill and ceremony, common task testing, urban orienteering, and obstacle course among others.

BILL ROTH — Anchorage Daily News Buy Photo

Spc. Steve Buchta with the 23rd Engineer Company assembles a M249 light machine gun, one of four weapons that he attempted to assemble in 10 minutes from a box full of parts on Tuesday, August, 13, 2013.  

 

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