First Lt. Steve Hail and Staff Sgt. Jeremy Lemma, of 2nd Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment, 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, placed 14th at the 30th annual David E. Grange Jr. Best Ranger Competition at Fort Benning, Ga.

Of the 50 teams selected to compete, 24 finished.

Teams from the 1st Cavalry Division and 3rd Cavalry Regiment also competed.

Contact Rose L. Thayer at rthayer@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7463. Follow her on Twitter at KDHmilitary.

Rose L. Thayer is the military editor for the Killeen Daily Herald. She joined the paper in February 2011 as a health and military reporter. View her complete profile Here.

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