Army Best Warrior Competition 2012: day 1

By Sgt. 1st Class Phillip Eugene, 80th TCOctober 16, 2012

U.S. Army Soldier zeroes his M-4 rifle during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness.
1 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldier zeroes his M-4 rifle during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Raul Pacheco) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Department of the Army Executive Communications Paula M. Smith instructs media training during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness.
2 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Department of the Army Executive Communications Paula M. Smith instructs media training during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Raul Pacheco) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Soldier checks his paper target during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness.
3 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldier checks his paper target during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Raul Pacheco) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Soldier clears his M-4 rifle during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness.
4 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldier clears his M-4 rifle during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Raul Pacheco) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Soldier zeroes his M-4 rifle during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness.
5 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldier zeroes his M-4 rifle during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Raul Pacheco) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Soldiers receive instructions before taking an Army knowledge test during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness.
6 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldiers receive instructions before taking an Army knowledge test during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Raul Pacheco) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Soldier zeroes his M-4 rifle during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness.
7 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldier zeroes his M-4 rifle during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Raul Pacheco) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Soldiers receive instructions before taking an Army knowledge test during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness.
8 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldiers receive instructions before taking an Army knowledge test during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Raul Pacheco) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Department of the Army Executive Communications Paula M. Smith conducts interview techniques during media training at the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness.
9 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Department of the Army Executive Communications Paula M. Smith conducts interview techniques during media training at the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Raul Pacheco) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Soldiers take notes during media training at the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness.
10 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldiers take notes during media training at the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Raul Pacheco) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Soldiers receive instructions before taking an Army knowledge test during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness.
11 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldiers receive instructions before taking an Army knowledge test during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Raul Pacheco) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Department of the Army Executive Communications Paula M. Smith conducts interview techniques during media training at the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness.
12 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Department of the Army Executive Communications Paula M. Smith conducts interview techniques during media training at the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Raul Pacheco) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Soldiers receive instructions before taking an Army knowledge test during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness.
13 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldiers receive instructions before taking an Army knowledge test during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Raul Pacheco) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Soldiers receive instructions before taking an Army knowledge test during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness.
14 / 14 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Soldiers receive instructions before taking an Army knowledge test during the Department of the Army Best Warrior competition at Fort Lee Va., Oct. 15, 2012. Twenty-four competitors from twelve commands test their ability to subdue urban battle simulations, physical fitness tests, and warrior task and drills essential for theater battle readiness. (Photo Credit: U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Raul Pacheco) VIEW ORIGINAL