• The winners of the 2014 U.S. Army Best Ranger competition, 2nd Lt. Michael Rose and 2nd Lt. John Bergman, representing the 25th Infantry Division, raise the pistols they won in victory.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition winners Rose and Bergman

    The winners of the 2014 U.S. Army Best Ranger competition, 2nd Lt. Michael Rose and 2nd Lt. John Bergman, representing the 25th Infantry Division, raise the pistols they won in victory.

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day three of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 13, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Crowds watch competitors take part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Crowds watch competitors take part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best...

  • Competitors take part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Crowds watch competitors take part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Crowds watch competitors take part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best...

  • A competitor takes part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day two of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    Competitors take part in day one of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

  • A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger Competition. The Best Ranger Competition is hosted annually by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 31st year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.

    2014 Best Ranger Competition photos

    A competitor takes part in day one of of the Army's Best Ranger competition, at Fort Benning, Ga., April 11, 2014. Ranger-qualified Soldiers from throughout the Army converged on Fort Benning, April 11-13, to compete in the U.S. Army Best Ranger...

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