U.S. Army 2016 Best Warrior Competition participants fired M9 pistols and M249 squad automatic weapons in a marksmanship exercise during Day Three of the competition at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., Sept. 28, 2016. The BWC is an annual weeklong event that will test 20 Soldiers from 10 major commands on their physical and mental capabilities. The top NCO and Soldier will be announced Oct. 3, in Washington DC.