U.S. soldiers stationed in the Republic of Korea (ROK) recently participated in a hand-to-hand Combatives Tournament hosted by the 23d CBRNE Battalion. Soldiers must be prepared to use different levels of force in various environment, and Combatives teaches those levels and instills courage and self through training and competitions.
This time 4th CBRN Company wins the championship and Sgt. Naomi Knops wins 1st place two times in a row in her weight class.
Images adapted from video by American Forces Network Pacific, edited and formatted for CBRNE Central.