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Army Drill Sergeant of the Year from Fort Benning

FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) -

Half a dozen of the Army's best drill sergeants gave their all this week at Fort Jackson in South Carolina.

Fort Benning had two drill sergeants in the competition, one of which came out on top.

SFC Ryan McCaffrey was awarded the 2013 Drill Sergeant of the Year.

SSG Steven Newman of Fort Benning also competed strongly in the competition.

The event began on Monday, July 15, and was held over three days, putting the drill sergeants through a series of physically and mentally tough competitions.

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