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    Eastern Army National Guard Aviation Training Site team takes top honors in Adjutant General’s Combined Arms Match

    Eastern Army National Guard Aviation Training Site team takes top honors in Adjutant General’s Combined Arms Match

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    FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, PA, UNITED STATES

    06.13.2018

    Story by Lt. Col. Angela King-Sweigart 

    Joint Force Headquarters - Pennsylvania National Guard

    FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa.—A team of Soldiers assigned to the Eastern Army National Guard Aviation Training Site placed first in the two-day Pennsylvania National Guard’s Adjutant General’s Combined Arms Match held here June 2-3.

    The competition is held annually by the Pennsylvania Army National Guard’s G3 Individual Training Branch. Participants competed in five events with M16 rifles and M9 pistols. All participants are assigned to the Pennsylvania National Guard.

    This marks the fifth year that the Eastern Army National Guard Aviation Training Site team placed first.

    The team’s ranking officer Lt. Col. Phillip Peters, who also won the top individual shooter award said “I am so proud of my team and their accomplishment. Our fellow competitors were excellent as well. It was a tough competition.”

    Other members of the team were Capt. James Kistler, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Lee Jones and Sgt. 1st Class Scott Sheroky.

    First Sgt. Jon Gibbons noncommissioned officer in charge of the Individual Training Branch said, “We had many great competitors this year. Congratulations to the winners as they are able to move on and represent the Pennsylvania National Guard in national competitions.”

    Other awards included:

    Overall Team:
    2nd Place: 171st Air Refueling Wing SFS Gold
    Staff Sgt. Cory Walker
    Senior Airmen Robert Lydic
    Master Sgt. Eric Moskal
    Tech. Sgt. Shawn McCreary

    3rd Place: Company C, 2nd Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division
    Sgt.Toby Dugal
    Staff Sgt. Joshua Sterndale
    Sgt. Adam Rosbschil
    Spc.Brennan Koji

    Overall Individual Awards:
    1st place: U.S. Army Lt. Col. Phillip Peters, Eastern Army National Guard Aviation Training Site
    2nd place: U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cory Walker, 171st Air Refueling Wing, SFS,
    3rd place: Chief Warrant Officer 2 Denver Gillham, Eastern Army National Guard Aviation Training Site

    The overall individual high new shooter:
    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Joshua Sterndale, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division

    Events like these are designed to improve marksmanship skills.

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    Date Taken: 06.13.2018
    Date Posted: 06.13.2018 13:53
    Story ID: 280805
    Location: FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, PA, US 

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