Soldiers, Marines Compete for Best Warrior Competition 2013 on Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Soldiers and Marines receive a briefing before the start of the Best Warrior Competition 2013 on Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 1, 2013. The competition includes weapons qualification, land navigation, warrior tasks, battle drills and events that test the service member's combat skills. U.S. Army photo by Michael Curtis
  • A soldier assembles his weapon during the Best Warrior Competition 2013 on Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Michael Curtis
  • Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Marvin Montescruz, left, and Army Staff Sgt. Steven Bellows, right, complete knee lift jumps during the physical fitness tasks part of the Best Warrior Competition 2013 on Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 1, 2013. Bellows is assigned to the 1st Engineer Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Michael Curtis
  • Soldiers and Marines perform pull-ups during the physical fitness tasks part of the Best Warrior Competition 2013 on Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Michael Curtis
  • Army Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy Washington competes during the physical fitness tasks part of the Best Warrior Competition 2013 on Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 1, 2013. Washington is assigned to the 3rd Chemical Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Michael Curtis
  • Soldiers compete in a run during the physical fitness tasks part of the Best Warrior Competition 2013 on Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 1, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Michael Curtis
  • Army Staff Sgt. Adam Zimmerman, right, observes Army Spc. Tony Brown, left, perform push-ups during the physical fitness tasks part of the Best Warrior Competition 2013 on Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 1, 2013. Brown is assigned to the 3rd Chemical Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Michael Curtis
  • Army Staff Sgt. Paul Ramos participates in a wall obstacle during the physical fitness tasks part of the Best Warrior Competition 2013 on Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 2, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Michael Curtis
  • Army Spc. Tony Brown crosses the rope bridge during the physical fitness tasks part of the Best Warrior Competition 2013 on Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., April 2, 2013. Brown is assigned to the 3rd Chemical Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Michael Curtis