Photos of the Year: 2011 Winners: Photographer of the Year: 2011_pro_02_27

POY, Runner UpAndrew Craft, Fayetteville Observer Camp Mackall, N.C. - MAY 9, 2011: 1st Lt. Leslie Johnson, grimaces as she boosts a fellow candidate over an obstacle during the second day of The Cultural Support Assessment and Selection program at Camp Mackall, N.C. The selection process borrows from some of the same problem-solving and physical tests used to weed out Special Forces candidates. Selection tests a soldier’s ability to maintain composure, apply logic, communicate clearly and solve problems in demanding environments. It’s as much a mental test as it is a physical one.

POY, Runner Up 

Andrew Craft, Fayetteville Observer  

 

Camp Mackall, N.C. - MAY 9, 2011: 1st Lt. Leslie Johnson, grimaces as she boosts a fellow candidate over an obstacle during the second day of The Cultural Support Assessment and Selection program at Camp Mackall, N.C. The selection process borrows from some of the same problem-solving and physical tests used to weed out Special Forces candidates. Selection tests a soldier’s ability to maintain composure, apply logic, communicate clearly and solve problems in demanding environments. It’s as much a mental test as it is a physical one.