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July 18, 2014

NCO Academy promotes camaraderie, hosts 3-mile run

Gabrielle Kuholski
Staff Writer

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Staff Sgt. Ashley Wilson, Noncommissioned Officer Academy, sets up water stations for Soldiers participating in a 3-mile run Friday. Soldiers started and ended the run at Brock Field.

 
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Command Sgt. Maj. Bret Wiegmann, Noncommissioned Officer Academy commandant, gives a post pep talk to around 300 NCOA Soldiers Friday on Brock Field. Wiegmann was pleased with the Soldiers’ energy and motivation during the early morning run Friday.

 
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Around 300 Noncommissioned Officer Academy Soldiers begin jogging behind Old Post at sunrise Friday. The NCOA hosted a 3-mile run Friday to recognize the Soldiers’ professionalism and teamwork.

 
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Noncommissioned Officer Academy Soldiers perform “cool-down” stretches on Brock Field Friday after their 3-mile run. Around 300 NCOA Soldiers participated in the event working up a sweat by the end.

 
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Noncommissioned Officer Academy Soldiers return to Brock Field Friday after their 3-mile run. They ran in formation not only to motivate each other, but to promote camaraderie and “no Soldier left behind.”




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