USAMRMC Announces Best Warrior Competition Winners

Staff Sgt. Ilker Irmak receives award

During a U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's Best Warrior Competition ceremony, Staff Sgt. Ilker Irmak (center) receives an award from Maj. Gen. Brian C. Lein, (left), commander of the USAMRMC and Fort Detrick, and USAMRMC Command Sgt. Maj. David Rogers, (right), for winning the USAMRMC Best Warrior Competition Noncommissioned Officer. (Photo by Ellen Crown, USAMMA Public Affairs)

The U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command announced the winners of the 2016 Best Warrior Competition during a ceremony held at Fort Detrick, Maryland, April 1. The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Center, Europe's Staff Sgt. Ilker Irmak received the honor of Best Warrior Noncommissioned Officer and Specialist Victor J. Galvez from the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense received Best Soldier.

During the week of March 27-April 1, 18 Soldiers and NCOs from across the command competed in the Best Warrior Competition. The winners will now go on to represent the USAMRMC at the MEDCOM-level competition to be held the first week of May at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.

The weeklong competition provides special recognition to those USAMRMC Soldiers demonstrating outstanding military achievement; recognizing those individuals who best represent not only U.S. Army Medical Command values, but Army values as a whole.

The 2016 USAMRMC Best Warrior competition included a board appearance, written essay, written exam, Army Physical Fitness Test, day and night land navigation, obstacle course, foot march, mystery event and tactical combat casualty care.



Specialist Victor J. Galvez receives award

Maj. Gen. Brian C. Lein, (left), commander of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command and Fort Detrick, along with USAMRMC Command Sgt. Maj. David Rogers, (right), presents Specialist Victor J. Galvez, (center), an award for winning the USAMRMC Best Warrior Competition Soldier. (Photo by Ellen Crown, USAMMA Public Affairs)

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Last Modified Date: 12-May-2016