WASHINGTON – Some of the Army’s best-skilled soldiers will gather at Fort Benning in mid-April for a quartet of challenging annual competitions during the Georgia post’s Infantry Week meant to determine the service’s best Rangers, mortarmen, snipers and fighters. Between April 14 and 20, Fort Benning will host the 2020 Best Ranger Competition, Best Mortar Competition, International Sniper Competition and the All Army Lacerda Cup Combative Competition, the Army announced last week. The competitions honor the legacies of infantrymen, who have been the Army’s critical ground fighters since the dawn of the United States, said Brig. Gen. David Hodne, the Army’s infantry chief and its Infantry School commandant.
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