The U.S. Army Forces Command Best Warrior Competition for 2014 is underway at Fort Bragg, N.C., as competitors from across the Army vie for honors in the non-commissioned officer and Soldier categories.

The annual competition, being held Aug. 25 - 28, will put 21 Soldiers and non-commissioned officers to the test in a variety of challenging events, including: a physical fitness test, M-16 rifle qualification, land navigation, a foot march, and a stress-inducing appearance before a board of command sergeants major.

The winners will be announced during an end of competition banquet, Thursday evening, Aug. 28.