Private First Class Hancock

HOMETOWN:

Port Charlotte, Fla.

Pvt. First Class Vincent C. Hancock

Event: Skeet

Pfc. Vincent C. Hancock is a shotgun shooter with the Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU), Fort Benning, Ga. A native of Port Charlotte, Fla., he enlisted in the Army in June 2006, and is assigned to the AMU Shotgun Team.

Hancock began shooting as a young child and started competing when he was 11 years old. He has distinguished himself with numerous awards in the sport, including qualifying for the 2008 Olympics in skeet, winning a gold medal in the 2007 World Cup and was named the USA Shooting Shotgun Shooter of the Year in 2007.

Of note: Youngest military member on an Olympic team.

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