An Interview with Mark L. Van Name, Part 1
IAVA Analysis

Best Warrior


A U.S. Army soldier competing in the "Best Warrior" competition participates in a night fire exercise at Fort Lee, Va., Oct. 2, 2008. Twenty-four of the Army's finest warriors representing 12 commands from across the Army gathered at Fort Lee, Va., Sept. 29 to Oct. 3, 2008, to compete in the competition which names the Army's soldier and noncommissioned officer of the year.    U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Tom Steber .