Photo Credit: Michael Molinaro, U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit
Sgt. 1st Class Geoffrey Applegate (center), California National Guard, took home the top prize at the 2013 U.S. Army Small Arms Championship after winning the overall individual championship. He is presented a Secretary of the Army M-1 Garand Trophy Rifle by Lt. Col. Don King, commander, U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (left), and Col. Michael W. Rauhut, commander, 197th Infantry Brigade. Besides winning his first championship, Applegate was also a member of the overall team champions and earned his distinguished rifleman's badge. Sgt. 1st Class John Buol finished in second place and four-time defending champion Master Sgt. Russell Moore came in third.