JOINT BASE MYER-HENDERSON HALL, Va. (May 9, 2014) -- Congratulations to the 2014 U.S. Army Military District of Washington Best Warrior Competition winners.

Spc. Michael Lemus, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) was named Best Soldier for MDW.

Staff Sgt. Jacob West, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) was named best noncommissioned officer for MDW.

Nine Soldiers participated in the MDW Best Warrior competition at Fort A.P. Hill from May 5 - 8. The Soldiers were tested on their skills in land navigation, board interviews, physical fitness, written exams, Warrior tasks and battle drills.

Lemus and West will be heading to Fort Lee, Va. to compete during the Department of the Army level Best Warrior Competition scheduled for later this year.