02 Nov 2014

1st Brigade Wins McGuinn Cup

1st Brigade Wins McGuinn Cup

02 Nov 2014 - Staff

GSDF Commander Brig. Gen. Tom Danielson presents the McGuinn Cup to 1st Brigade commanding officer Col. William Bryant. (photo by Cpt. Vadim Timchenko)

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Georgia, November 2, 2014, By 2LT Allan Hayes

The members of the 1st Brigade of the Georgia State Defense Force have won the McGuinn Award for the fifth time since the award was begun in 2008.

The McGuinn Award is a point based unit competition intended to improve morale, recruitment, and retention. The award is named after Brigadier General Michael McGuinn who served from 2005 to 2008 as GSDF commander.