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U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Shotgun Team

Staff Sgt. Christian Elliott

Staff Sgt. Christian Elliott was born in Richmond, Indiana, and completed the High School equivalency exam in Greenwood, Indiana.
He joined the Army in 2016 and completed Infantry One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning, Georgia. He was assigned to the USAMU and the Shotgun section in May, 2016 as an International Skeet team member.

Elliott graduated from the following military schools or courses: Infantry One Station Unit Training, U.S. Army Basic Leadership Course with Commandant Honors, Graduate of the MCOE Leadership Development Course and U.S. Army Airborne School.

Competitive Shooting Awards


• Kerrville, PTO Gold Medal


• USAMU Shotgun Demonstration Team

• USA Shooting Spring Selection Silver Medalist

• ISSF World Championship Team Member

• ISSF World Championship Mixed Team Silver Medal

• ISSF World Cup Korea Open Men Silver Medalist

• ISSF World Cup Final Mixed Team Bronze Medal

• Pan American Games Gold Medalist


• USA Shooting National Champion, Colorado Springs,


• Qualified MQS in Guadalajara, Mexico


• USA Shooting Spring Selection Silver Medalist

• ISSF World Championship Team member

• ISSF Junior World Cup, Porpetto, Italy Silver Medal

• USA Shooting Summer Selection 4th Open division

• USA Shooting Summer Selection Junior Champion

• USA Shooting National Championships, Junior Champion

• USA Shooting Spring Selection Ft. Benning, GA, Silver Medalist

• Dallas Open Fort Worth, TX, Gold Medalist


• Team Gold at ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany

5TH place individual ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany


• Team Bronze at ISSF Junior World cup in Suhl, Germany

• Team Silver at ISSF Junior World Cup in Granada, Spain

Awards and Decorations

• Global War on Terrorism Medal

• National Defense Service Medal

• Army Service Ribbon

• U.S. Army Achievement Medals (2)

• Army Commendation Medals (2)

• Army Good Conduct Medal

• NCO Professional Development Ribbon

• German Armed Forces Proficiency Badge with Gold achievement