U.S. Army Europe and Africa Competitions

Best Sniper

Previously known as the European Best Squad and European Best Sniper Squad, the competition tests marksmanship skills, physical prowess, land navigation and mental agility while engaging in team building competition. More than 30 sniper teams from 16 nations compete annually in the U.S. Army Europe-directed, 7th Army Training Command hosted, European Best Sniper Team Competition held at the Grafenwoehr Training Area in Bavaria, Germany. Visit the Best Sniper Team webpage for more information

Best Warrior

U.S. Army units from across Europe converge annually to compete for the title of Best Warrior. The week-long event tests Soldier skills, endurance, fortitude and resourcefulness as well as intellectual and problem-solving capabilities. Winners of the European Best Warrior Competition move on to compete at the U.S. Army Best Warrior event held at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia. Visit the Best Warrior webpage for more information

Tank Challange

Annually, tank platoons from NATO ally and partner nations are invited each year to take part. Participating countries are tested on offensive and defensive operations as well as tasks including vehicle identification, battle damage assessment and precision maneuvers. The Strong Europe Tank Challenge is designed to project a dynamic presence, foster military partnership, promote interoperability, and provide an environment for sharing tactics, techniques and procedures. Visit the Tank Challenge webpage for more information