SEGMENT: Gainey Cup competition starts next week

SEGMENT: Gainey Cup competition starts next week

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A competition to determine the best of the best is taking place at Fort Benning starting Monday May 4 until Friday May 8.

The Gainey cup is a competition to identify the best scout squads in the U.S. Army.

Lt. Col. James Hayes gave News Leader 9 more details on this competition.

It is a 75 hour competition where teams go through about 12 events and there will be 19 teams participating.

A scout squad is a six man team that is responsible to find the enemy and provide security.

You can keep track of the competition at benning.army.mil.

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