LATHAM-- The New York Army National Guard’s top Soldiers and NCOs of the Year for 2013 were selected on Sunday, March 24 at the conclusion of two days of competition which tested military skills, and military knowledge as well as physical fitness. The winners are, from left: Staff Sgt. Jimsey Robets, the 719th Transportation Company Readiness NCO and the Active Guard and Reserve NCO of the Year; Sgt. 1st Class David Colliton, assigned to Joint Force Headquarters, the Traditional NCO of the Year, and Spec. Rachel Blanchette, assigned to E Company 3-142nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, the Traditional Soldier of the Year. NCO and Soldier winners will compete in a northeast region Best Warrior Competition at Camp Smith later this year to determine who goes onto compete for the Army National Guard title.
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