Images: US Army Europe Best Junior Officer Competition 2012 [Image 9 of 17]
Photo by Markus Rauchenberger
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Andrew D'Amelio, 230th Military Police Company, performs a ruck march during United States Army Europe's Best Junior Officer Competition in Grafenwoehr, Germany, July 24, 2012. The competition gives company grade officers the chance to compete in multiple tasks and be named "Best Officer" for U.S. Army Europe. The goal of the competition is to help leaders keep their skills up-to-date and their minds sharp.