Fort Benning Conducts Scouts-in-Action Live-Fire Demonstration To Kick Off The 2017 Gainey Cup

By Chris Warner, MCoE PAO

FORT BENNING, Ga. – The 2017 Gainey Cup kicked off in true Armor fashion with a loud BOOM on May 1, 2017, at Red Cloud Range.

For the first time during the competition the Maneuver Center hosted a Scouts-in-Action live-fire demonstration to showcase the vehicle platforms and lethal capabilities Cavalry Scouts bring to the battlefield.

The demonstration began with a Blackhawk fast rope insertion, a mortar call-for-fire, Stryker support-by-fire, a Bradley Fighting Vehicle and Abrams Main Battle Tank live-fire demonstration for Soldiers, Families, competitors and international military guests.

Video by Fort Benning TV

For more in-depth coverage of Scouts-in-Action visit Fort Benning TV and for high-res photos of Gainey Cup visit Fort Benning Photos.

For Live coverage of the Gainey Cup visit our Facebook page Fort Benning MCoE.

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