FORT DRUM Spc. Thomas Hauser of the 563rd Military Police Company, 91st Military Police Battalion, 10th Mountain Division, was named the Armys Soldier of the Year-Best Warrior of 2011.
Spc. Hauser competed against 12 other soldiers, each representing the other Army Commands, during the first week in October.
The competition is based on a variety of skills that tested physical fitness, urban warfare orienteering and drills to test soldiers aptitude outside of their primary military occupational skill.
Spc. Hauser is a native of Colerain Township in southwest Ohio.