Paint-Ball Tourney
A competitor at the annual paintball tournament takes aim at his opponents April 6 at the U.S. Army Garrison Casey, South Korea, paintball field.

U.S. ARMY GARRISON-CASEY, South Korea Aca,!" Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation held its annual Paintball Tournament April 6 at the USAG-Casey paintball field. Each team played five rounds in a two-bracket, round-robin system; with 12 five-member teams competing.

The tournament serves as a qualifying round for the 8th Army FMWR Paintball Championship to be held May 10-12 at USAG-Humphreys, South Korea. Four teams will represent USAG-RC in May.

Teams of different units chose interesting names such as : "Raise Hell," "Hung-over," and "Ramrod" (61st Maintenance), "The Beatles" (USAG-Casey BOSS program), "AOG," (Stanley Dental team), "D-Block," (176th Financial team), "Demented," (70th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade team), "Dragons," (4th Chemical team), and "Shenanigans," (1-7 Air Defense Artillery team).

Teams 1 and 2 from the 2nd Infantry Division garnered the first two places, and the Shenanigans took third. "This is the best tournament we have ever had on Casey," said Staff Sgt. Travis King, Headquarters, Headquarters Battalion, leader of 2ID's paintball teams. "It is great to see new players enjoying the tournament and building a winning team."

The tournament was logistaclly supported by the staff of Hovey, Casey and USAG-RC Community Activity Centers. Volunteers served hot dogs with chips and beverages.

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