Soldiers Compete in Best Ranger Event on Fort Benning, Ga.

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Army Sgt. 1st Class Timothy S. Briggs moves across the wire obstacle during the 30th annual Best Ranger Competition on Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2013. Briggs is assigned to the Ranger Training Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Ashley Cross
  • Army Staff Sgts. Christopher Peiffer, front, and Joe P. Slocum navigate the net obstacle during the 30th annual Best Ranger Competition on Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2013. Peiffer and Slocum are assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Ashley Cross
  • Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Peiffer, right, moves through the horizontal ladder obstacle during the 30th annual Best Ranger Competition on Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2013. Peiffer is assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Ashley Cross
  • Army Sgts. 1st Class John M. Gendron and Joshua Horsager finish the first foot march of the 30th annual Best Ranger Competition on Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2013. Gendron and Horsager are assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment. The foot march exceeded 15 miles. U.S. Army photo by Ashley Cross
  • Army 2nd Lt. Joshua Labelle takes a few minutes to rest during the 30th annual Best Ranger Competition on Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2013. Labelle is assigned to the 1st Armored Division. U.S. Army photo by Ashley Cross
  • Army 1st Lt. Oleg Sheynfeld moves across the Tarzan obstacle  during the 30th annual Best Ranger Competition on Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2013. Sheynfeld is assigned to the 10th Mountatin Division. U.S. Army photo by Ashley Cross
  • Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Brousard completes the combat roll obstacle  during the 30th annual Best Ranger Competition on Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2013. Brousard is assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Ashley Cross
  • Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Peiffer moves through the "island hopper" obstacle during the 30th annual Best Ranger Competition on Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2013. Peiffer is assigned to the 75th Ranger Regiment. U.S. Army photo by Ashley Cross
  • Army Sgts. 1st Class Raymond M. Santiago and Timothy S. Briggs take a break after finishing the Darby Queen Course during the 30th Annual Best Ranger Competition on Fort Benning, Ga., April 12, 2013. Santiago and Briggs are assigned to the Ranger Training Brigade. U.S. Army photo by Ashley Cross