Category Archives: Command Corner

Fort Bliss captures ‘Best Scout Squad’ competition

(FORT BENNING, Ga) – The Maneuver Center hosts a Scouts-in-Action live-fire demonstration to kick off the 2017 Gainey Cup on May 1, 2017, at Red Cloud Range. The live-fire demonstrates the vehicle platforms and lethal capabilities that scout squads bring to the battlefield. (Photos by Markeith Horace/MCoE PAO Photographer)

  By Christopher J. Warner, MCoE Public Affairs FORT BENNING, Ga. – The 2017 Gainey Cup Best Scout Squad competition concluded May 5 after four-days of grueling competition. The top five teams are as follows: 1st Place 2nd Place 3rd Place 4th Place Team 11 from the Royal Netherlands Army’s 104th Reconnaissance claimed fourth place. 5th Place Team 7 from

Read more

2017 Gainey Cup – Day – Standings – Day TWO

By Chris Warner, MCoE PAO / FORT BENNING, Ga. – The Best Scout Squad Competition has wrapped up day two of the competition. Day two began at 4:30 a.m. on Harmony Church. The scout squads have completed in a grueling day of technical and tactical events that challenged them physically and mentally. The current standings are as follows: Updates courtesy of

Read more

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.

Read more

Fort Benning welcomes new Armor School Commandant

Brig. Gen. John S. Kolasheski relinquishes responsibility as the Armor School Commandant, U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence, to Brig. Gen. David A. Lesperance, April 13, 2017. (Photo by: Patrick A. Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

MCoE Public Affairs Office / FORT BENNING, Ga. – Brig. Gen. David Lesperance became the 51st Chief of Armor and Deputy Commanding General (Armor), Maneuver Center of Excellence, in a change of responsibility ceremony April13 in the Benning Club. Lesperance succeeded Brig. Gen. John Kolasheski. Lesperance graduated from Portland State University in 1989 and was commissioned an Armor Officer. His first

Read more
« Older Entries