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Best Ranger Competition



BEST RANGER 2016 | APRIL 15-17, 2016


The Best Ranger Competition 2016, is the 33rd anniversary of this grueling competition, starring the best soldiers of the world, our United States Army, RANGERS! The Best RangerCompetition was started in 1982 after Dick Leandri found a way to honor his personal friend, Lieutenant General David E. Grange, Jr. 

The competition has evolved over the past thirty years from once that was originally created to salute the best two man "buddy" team in the Ranger Department at Fort Benning, GA to determine the best two-man team from the entire United States Armed Forces. 


Best Ranger 2015

Watch video highlights from the 2015 Best Ranger Competition

Best Ranger 2014

Watch video highlights from the 2014 Best Ranger Competition

Best Ranger 2013

Watch video highlights from the 2013 Best Ranger Competition

Best Ranger 2012

Watch video highlights from the 2012 Best Ranger Competition



The Best Ranger Competition is a US Army event and supported by The National Ranger Association, Inc. (501 c-3: 58-2023357).  The Association was formed in 1998 and is governed by a board of six. The Association was established to recognize distinguished members in the Ranger community and to promote the values established in the Ranger Creed. The National Ranger Association helps to raise funds to support Ranger community activities which include  The Best Ranger Competition, The Ranger Hall of Fame and the Distinguished Member of the Brigade. Contact Candyss Bryant for more information on how you can contribute to The National Ranger Association.