2018-05-11 / News Update

7TH SIGNAL COMMAND (THEATER) BEST WARRIOR, CIVILIAN OF YEAR


Neil R. Guillebeau / 7th Signal Command (Theater) Public Affairs Neil R. Guillebeau / 7th Signal Command (Theater) Public Affairs Brig. Gen. Welton Chase, Jr., commanding general, 7th Signal Command (Theater), recognized the winners of the command’s 2018 Best Warrior Competition and the civilians of the year during a ceremony at Friendship Chapel, Fort Gordon, Georgia, April 26.

Spc. Tyler Gadapee, 21st Signal Brigade, was named the BWC Soldier of the Year. Spc. Steven Santellan, 106th Signal Brigade, is the runner-up.

Sgt. 1st Class Deon Meyers, 21st Signal Brigade, is the BWC NCO of the Year. Sgt. Allison Mack, 93rd Signal Brigade, earned runner-up honors. Capt. Jameson Bligh, 93rd Signal Brigade, earned recognition as the BWC Officer of the Year. 1st Lt. Omara Cabrera, 21st Signal Brigade, earned runner-up honors.

Throughout the week, the military competitors participated in various events to include a physical fitness test, day and night land navigation, a 12-mile ruck march with 35-pound packs and their rifles, Army Warrior Tasks such as throwing inert training hand grenades, assembling and disassembling a M-16 rifle, donning chemical masks, pistol and rifle qualifications, a written test and an oral board.


Neil R. Guillebeau / 7th Signal Command (Theater) Public Affairs Neil R. Guillebeau / 7th Signal Command (Theater) Public Affairs Leonard James, 21st Signal Brigade, was named the Senior Civilian of the Year. Petal Daniels, 93rd Signal Brigade, received Junior Civilian of the Year honors.

Winners will compete at the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command level.

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