By Staff Sgt. Charles Johnston, 157th Air Refueling Wing
/ Published April 22, 2019
PEASE AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, N.H. -- Tech Sgt. Kraig Hoag (fourth from left), a flight sergeant assigned to 157th ARW, poses with fellow airmen after completing a 12-mile ruck march that concluded the NHNG's Best Warrior Competition in Concord, N.H. on April 12.
Hoag was one of 26 competitors during the four-day competition, which also tested land navigation and marksmanship skills, and involved N.H. Army Guardsmen, a Coast Guardsman, and Salvadoran and Canadian armed forces. Also pictured, Chief Master Sgt. Robert Wheaton, Col. Todd Swass, Chief Master Sgt. David Obertanec, and Senior Airman Devon Dean, who was Hoag's coach and sponsor for the event.