Specialist Holguin

HOMETOWN:

Yorba Linda, Calif.

Spc. Jeffery G. Holguin

Event: Double Trap

Spc. Jeffrey G. Holguin is a shotgun shooter with the Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU), Fort Benning, Ga. A native of Yorba Linda, Calif., he enlisted in the Army in September 2006, and was assigned to the AMU Shotgun Team in January 2007.

Holguin began shooting in 1991 and has earned numerous marksmanship accomplishments including; qualifying for the 2008 Olympics in Double Trap, winning silver in 2007 and gold in 2003 at the Pan American Games and was a 2004 World Cup bronze medalist.

Of note: First picked up and fired a gun at the age of nine. Joined the Army and attended basic training with Olympic teammate Pfc. Walton Glenn Eller, III.

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