Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Vincent Hancock.

Vincent joined the Army in 2006 an earned the military occupational specialty as a Motor Vehicle Operator.

He was recruited to the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit where he has had a very decorated career.

He won World Cup events in 2005, 2006, and 2008; was named USA Shooting Shotgun Shooter of the Year in 2007 and won Gold Medal in skeet at the Olympic Games in London and Beijing.

Vincent is representing the United States again at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio where he will be pursuing his third straight medal in Men’s Skeet.

Thank you for your service, Vincent.


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Published on Aug. 12, 2016

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