Spc. Andres Diaz, 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry, grapples with Staff Sgt. Theodore Albright, 204th Engineer Battalion, during the New York Army National Guard's first annual Combatives Tournament, held here July 27. Staff Sgt. Abismael Gonzalez, tournament non-commissioned officer in charge (right), referees the match. Combatives is a combination of Judo, Jujitsu and other techniques which enables American troops to prevail in hand-to-hand combat. The 1st Battalion, 106th Regional Training Institute (RTI), organized and held the tournament, and winners may have an opportunity to represent New York State in the All Army National Guard Combatives Tournament to be held at Ft. Benning, Ga., in 2014. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Patricia Austin, Joint Force Headquarters, New York Army National Guard)
|Date Posted:||07.31.2013 09:48|
|Location:||CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE, CORTLANDT MANOR, NY, US|
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