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Soldier wins gold, breaks record and blazes a trail
The next USAMU Soldiers to compete are Sgt. Phillip Jungman of Caldwell, Texas, and U.S. Army Reserve 1st Lt. Amber English of Colorado Springs, Colorado. These Soldiers will compete in Men’s and Women’s Skeet, respectively. Qualification rounds will be on both July 25 and 26. With the time difference, the July 26 Finals will air around 1:50 a.m. EST. (English is also part of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program.) (The direct link to NBC’s coverage of the Finals is https://stream.nbcolympics.com/shooting-shotgun-finals.)
July 26, 2021 - U.S. Army Reserve 1st Lt. Amber English became the first Soldier to win a medal at the Olympic Games when she claimed the gold in the women’s skeet event July 26 in Tokyo, Japan.

USAMU Soldiers aim for Olympic Gold in Tokyo
Spc. Sagen Maddalena of Groveland, California is the next USAMU Soldier to compete in Tokyo. This Soldier will represent the Nation in Women’s Three-Position Rifle. After qualification rounds, the top eight shooters will move onto the Finals, which will air around 3:00 a.m. EST on July 31. (The direct link to NBC’s coverage of the Finals is https://stream.nbcolympics.com/womens-shooting-rifle-3-positions-finals.)
July 23, 2021 - U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Soldiers, Spc. Alison Weisz, Sgt. Phillip Jungman, 1st Lt. Amber English, Spc. Sagen Maddalena, and Sgt. Patrick Sunderman join the throngs of athletes at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. Also capturing a ticket to Tokyo is USAMU’s Staff Sgt. Kevin Nguyen who will represent Soldiers in the Paralympic Games at the end of July.

USAREC names Best Warrior to represent the command at TRADOC competition
Group photo of all the USAREC Best Warrior competitors.

While at Fort Knox, the competitors demonstrated their Soldier skills through a variety of events throughout the week, to include a 12-mile ruck march, water combat fitness test, obstacle course, land navigation, and various weapons tasks. This competition does not include recruiting tasks, as it is separate from the USAREC Recruiting NCOs of the Year competition.

(U.S. Army photo by Lara Poirrier)
May 27, 2021 - After a week of grueling competition and intense board appearances, U.S. Army Recruiting Command announced the winner of its Best Warrior Competition May 20.

Soldiers see Army as viable career option
Missouri native Gabrielle Zoellner poses with her recruiter, Staff Sgt. Eugene Ward, at the Cape Girardeau Recruiting Station. Zoellner will train to become an Army intelligence analyst. Recruiters plan to carry out a mass recruiting drive starting May 10 through June 14, 2021, to add future officers and enlisted Soldiers to its pool of talent. During hundreds of virtual hiring fairs, potential recruits nationwide will have the opportunity for one-on-one meetings with recruiters and can learn about signing bonuses of up to $40,000 or student loan reimbursements of up to $65,000. (Courtesy photo)
May 10, 2021 - Joining the Army started as a daydream for Gabrielle Zoellner as she sat in her middle school classroom. But she quickly began to view the Army as a career choice during her high school years.

Army seeks future officers during virtual hiring spree
Fifteen very-soon-to-be U.S. Army second lieutenants take the oath of office during their commissioning ceremony at Clemson University, May 10, 2107. Recruiters plan to carry out a mass recruiting drive starting May 10 through June 14 to add future officers and enlisted Soldiers to its pool of talent. During hundreds of virtual hiring fairs, potential recruits nationwide will have the opportunity for one-on-one meetings with recruiters and can learn about signing bonuses of up to $40,000 or student loan reimbursements of up to $65,000.

(Staff Sgt. Ken Scar)
May 10, 2021 - Even though death threats were common in Iraq during the mid-2000s, the scare tactic still left M. Sayer a bit unnerved while he worked as a linguist for the U.S. military.

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