Identifying the Army’s top cyber warriors
Soldiers and Army civilians from the U.S. Army Cyber School, Army Cyber Command, the Cyber Protection Brigade, 704th Military Intelligence (MI) Brigade, and the 780th MI Brigade (Cyber), competed in the 6th annual Army Cyber Skills Challenge (ACSC VI) for the honor of being named the best Cyberspace Warrior on Nov. 16.
Competitors participated in the three-day ACSC VI event, simultaneously, at Fort Gordon, Georgia; Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; Fort Meade, Maryland; and Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.
The physical portion of the competition began on Nov. 14 with a modified Army Physical Fitness Test, followed by a 6.2-mile road march, the Army Combat Readiness Test, four Army Warrior Tasks, and a day land navigation course. The 24-hour technical portion of the event, which tested the participants’ cyberspace skills, began on Nov. 15 through midday on Nov. 16 and was followed by the award ceremony recognizing the top competitors from the physical and tactical portion, the technical portion, and the overall best cyber warrior.