U.S. Soldiers Compete for Soldier of the Quarter on Forward Operating Base Salerno

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. soldiers begin the run portion of the Army physical fitness test, part of the Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter competition on Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khowst province, Afghanistan, July 14, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jessie H. Sanchez, kneeling right, observes a soldier doing pushups during an Army physical fitness test, part of the Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter competition on Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khowst province, Afghanistan, July 14, 2013. Sanchez is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Spc. Evins Pierre, right, observes as U.S. Army Spc. Christian Walker puts a single channel ground and airborne radio system into operation during the Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter competition on Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khowst province, Afghanistan, July 14, 2013. Walker and Pierre are assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Spc. Peter Gonzalez drags a medical sleigh during the Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter competition on Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khowst province, Afghanistan, July 14, 2013.  Gonzalez, a combat engineer, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Alexander Cerney places a tourniquet on a simulated casualty during the Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter competition on Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khowst province, Afghanistan, July 14, 2013. Cerney, an infantryman, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Spc. Sean C. Poole fires an M9 pistol at a target during the Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter competition on Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khowst province, Afghanistan, July 14, 2013. Poole, an infantryman, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Pfc. Kevin Rivera fires an M4A1 Carbine at a target during the Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter competition on Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khowst province, Afghanistan, July 14, 2013. Rivera, a cannon crewmember, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller
  • U.S. Army Sgt. Alexander Cerney sits before the board members to answer questions during the Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Quarter competition on Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khowst province, Afghanistan, July 15, 2013. Cerney, an infantryman, is assigned to the 101st Airborne Division's 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller