2018 U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition
U.S. Army Reserve Spc. James Ranstead, a practical nursing specialist from Boring, Oregon, with Bravo Company, 396th Combat Support Hospital, 807th Medical Command (Deployment Support), navigates the cargo net portion of the first obstacle on the Air Assault Obstacle Course on Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Thirty-six warriors continue to vie for the title of United States Army Reserve Best Warrior during the grueling multifaceted competition that has so far included elements of physical training, weapons marksmanship and familiarization, warrior tasks and battle drills, essay writing, German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge testing and many other events. The competition began 9 June and will conclude with an awards luncheon 15 June, 2018 (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Sgt. 1st Class Lisa M. Litchfield/released).