prelim Gainey Cup
Photo Credit: Patrick A. Albright
Pfc. Zachary Patterson, from Foley, Ala., disassembles a .50-caliber machine gun as his teammate, Sgt. Casey Grissett, a native of Mobile, Ala., watches. The five-man Alabama National Guard team will be one of nearly 20 to compete in the Gainey Cup. The Warrior Training Center's eight-day training event, was designed to help National Guard Soldiers prepare for the competition. The training included medical tasks, vehicle identification, troop-leading procedures, land navigation, an obstacle course, setting up a helicopter landing zone, a six-mile road march and a simulated reconnaissance mission.
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