From written exams to battle drills, 25 Hawaii Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers competed together for the first time during the Best Warrior Competition, Feb. 27-March 2, to test their skills and readiness.
The Enhanced Leader Development Program was the first course Joint Readiness Training Center has conducted away from Fort Polk, La.
“The idea was to step out of the box and get some great resiliency training in,” said Sgt. 1st Class Ian Cutting, brigade mental readiness coordinator. “Instead of just the typical brigade run, we wanted to make it a fun event for family members, as well.”
Trust … it’s supposed to come with the uniform.
In January, at the opening of the Army’s Sexual Harassment/Assault Prevention and Response Program (SHARP) conference, Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Ray Odierno told attendees he’s heard reports of “SHARP training fatigue” among junior Soldiers.