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ARMOR GRADUATES FIRST GENDER-INTEGRATED CAVALRY SCOUT ONE STATION UNIT TRAINING

By Nate Snook, Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence Public Affairs / (FORT BENNING, Ga.) In the last two years, Fort Benning has been at the forefront of gender integrated training and today was no exception. After 17-weeks of immersive training, Soldiers from 5th Squadron, 15th Cavalry Regiment graduated 162 of the newest Cavalry Scouts, here. Among them are the first

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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

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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

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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.

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2017 Gainey Cup kicks-off May 1 on Fort Benning

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Posted by Fort Benning Public Affairs / FORT BENNING, Ga. – The 2017 William J. (Joe) Gainey Cup, a grueling competition that aims to identify the Army’s Best Scout Squad, gets underway May 1 with events scheduled at various locations across Fort Benning. The four-day competition, hosted by the 316th Cavalry Brigade, pits 24 six-man Cavalry Scout teams competing in back-to-back

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