Sgt. Yarrington represents U.S. Army Reserve at 2019 U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year competition
190826-A-ZZ123-002.JPG Photo By: Jose E. Rodriguez

FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - Sgt. Michael B. Yarrington, 108th Training Command, U.S. Army Reserve negotiates the reverse climb obstacle during the first day of the 2019 U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year competition. Twelve Soldiers from around the United States travel to Texas to compete in the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant of the Year competition. For four days, competitors who have been selected to represent their training centers, must perform and master all associated Warrior tasks and drills from Basic Combat Training. To win, and be named the Drill Sergeant of the Year, they must not only be experts in training Soldiers, but also demonstrate that they are the best of the best and rise above the fierce competition.


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