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Sgt. 1st Class Carlos Zayas is determined to represent himself and the Army at high-level competitions, all while encouraging others to join the service he admires. He discussed his Army story at Fort Knox, Ky., on June 25, 2019
Putting in sweat: Soldier gives all to make fitness team
By Devon L. Suits | Aug. 9, 2019
Sgt. 1st Class Carlos Zayas wiped the sweat off his brow as he glared at the box on the floor in front of him. Listening to the loud music that echoed throughout the gym, Zayas took a deep breath as he anticipated his next set of exercises.

Capt. Chandler Smith, a member of the U.S. Warrior Fitness Team, competes in the men's individual competition at the 2019 CrossFit Games in Madison, Wis., Aug. 1, 2019. During the first workout of the day, Smith placed second overall and moved on to the next round of the competition. (Photo Credit: Devon L. Suits )
Soldiers vie in survival of the fittest at 2019 CrossFit Games
By Devon L. Suits | Aug. 5, 2019
The sound of cheering carried across the Alliant Energy Center as the top athletes from over 100 countries took the field Thursday during the 2019 CrossFit Games opening ceremony.

Capt. Chandler Smith stamped his ticket to the CrossFit Games Aug. 1-4, 2019, in Madison, Wisc., after placing fifth at the Rogue Invitational in Columbus, Ohio. Smith, an armor officer and member of the Army Warrior Fitness Team looks forward to sharing his Army story at one of the largest fitness contests in the world.
Blood, sweat and heart: Army officer stamps his ticket to CrossFit Games
By Devon L. Suits | July 30, 2019
After placing fifth at the Rogue Invitational in Columbus, Ohio, an armor officer and member of the Army Warrior Fitness Team has stamped his ticket to the CrossFit Games starting Thursday in Madison, Wisconsin.

Capt. Kasandra Clark is an aviation officer at the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia. She is from Peachtree City, Georgia. She has been in the U.S. Army for 8 years. Clark is a CrossFit level 1 and 2 coach and specializes in USA Weightlifting, CrossFit gymnastics and is also a Master Fitness Trainer. Clark performed many moves at The 2019 Arnold Affiliate Gathering, CrossFit Endeavor. Clark and the team had 20 minutes to establish an Olympic Total. Each athlete had three attempts on each lift. Here she setting up to complete a round of clean and jerks.
New Army fitness team showcases Soldier capabilities at competition debut
By Michelle deGuzman-Watson | March 5, 2019
The U.S. Army’s new Warrior Fitness Team made quite an impression during the largest multi-sports event in the world held here over the weekend.

Capt. Rachel Schreiber doing on overhead squat during the U.S. Army Warrior Fitness Team Tryouts
Army Recruiting selects athletes for new competitive Warrior Fitness Team
By USAREC Public Affairs | Feb. 11, 2019
Fifteen Soldier-athletes will be the first members of the new Warrior Fitness Team, the latest addition to the line-up of outreach programs developed to support the U.S. Army’s recruiting effort.