Four junior enlisted and four noncommissioned officers from the 8th Theater Sustainment Command tested their mettle in the weeklong 2014 8th TSC Best Warrior Competition, here, April 7-11.
Berdou said the event was very beneficial because flag officers from different services do not often get to interact as a group due to geography, space and time differences.
The EFMB testing started with 245 active and reserve candidates from units spanning the island of Oahu, including Airmen, and Soldiers from Alaska and Japan.
Symposium brings senior leaders together.
“The U.S. military has been in the Pacific region for well over 100 years,” he said. “More than six of the world’s most powerful military forces are in the Pacific.”
This year’s theme for the symposium was “Land Forces: Assuring Security and Stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific.”