Story by SSG Chad Menegay on 03/07/2019
"While the purpose of the Best Warrior Competition may be to determine who the best Soldier and best NCO in the state are, there is also camaraderie developed and to have the MSCs (major subordinate commands) kind of get to know each other and to have fun," said Sgt. Major Craig Murray, 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT) operations sergeant major.
Story by SSG Edwin Basa on 03/05/2019
"It allows Soldiers to test their skills that they've learned and builds confidence within them that they can do these tasks and skills in a challenging environment, so that they know, should we have to go to war, that they're trained and ready to go," said Sgt. Maj. Stuart Coupe, Operations Sgt. Maj., and competition planner.
The result has been an intra-theater sustainment partnership that includes South Korea, Japan, Guam and Hawaii, which in turn has saved $2,000,000 to date with millions in cost savings forecasted in the next five years.
Brigadier General Alberto C. Rosende was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army Engineer Corps in May 1984 from the University of Miami Army ROTC program, as a distinguished military graduate. During his 31 years of service, BG Rosende has commanded at Company, Battalion and Brigade levels, and has served in multiple staff positions at all echelons, including the Division and Major Subordinate Command levels.
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