U.S. Army Olympian Bio

Sergeant Michael D. McPhail

Staff Sgt.
Michael D. McPhail

Event: International Rifle Shooter

Home State: Georgia

Unit: U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, Fort Benning, Ga.

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Staff Sgt. Michael D. McPhail, an international rifle shooter with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, Fort Benning, Ga., has distinguished himself through his many accomplishments.

McPhail enlisted in the Army Aug. 16, 2004. After he completed Basic and Infantry Training at Fort Benning, he was assigned to the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Jan. 3, 2005.

McPhail, who started shooting in 1996 and was a member of his college team, has numerous shooting accomplishments. The following are some highlights over the course of his career.

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Athletic Achievements

2012

First Place, Men’s Prone Rifle, Olympic Trials/USAS National Champ., Fort Benning, Ga.

Bronze Medal, Men’s Prone, London Prepares World Cup

2011

First Place, Men’s Prone Rifle, NRA National Smallbore Championships, Camp Perry, Ohio

Silver Medal, Men’s Prone Rifle, USA Shooting National Championships, Ft. Benning, Ga.

Second Place, Men’s Prone Rifle, USA Shooting Spring Selection, Ft. Benning, Ga.

Second Place, Men’s Prone Rifle, Champion of Champions, Ft. Benning, Ga.

Second Place, Men’s Three-position Rifle, Champion of Champions, Ft. Benning, Ga.

2010

Gold Medal, Men’s Prone, Serbia World Cup, Belgrade

Bronze Medal, Men’s Prone, USA Shooting National Championships

Team Gold Medal, Prone Rifle, World Championships

Second Place, Men’s Rifle Prone, USA Shooting Spring Selection, Ft. Benning, Ga.

2009

Silver Medal, Men’s Prone, World Cup Finals, Beijing, China

Bronze Medal, Men’s Prone, Munich World Cup

Bronze Medal, Men’s Prone, China World Cup

Member, U.S. National Conseil International du Sport Militaire Team

Gold Medal, Prone Rifle, USA Shooting National Championships

Silver Medal, Three Position Rifle, USA Shooting National Championships

Member, Conseil International du Sport Militaire

2008

Bronze Medal, Prone Rifle, World Cup, Beijing, China

Bronze Medal, Prone Rifle, USA Shooting National Championships

Bronze Medal, Three Position Rifle, USA Shooting National Championships

Bronze Medal, Three Position Rifle, Olympic Selection Match

Gold Medal, Prone Rifle, Rocky Mountain Championships

World Cup Finals Team Member

Accessions Support Brigade Soldier of the Quarter

2007

Silver Medal and Olympic Quota Slot, Prone Rifle, Pan American Games

2006

Team Gold Medal, Prone Rifle, World Championships

Team Bronze Medal, Three Position Rifle, World Championships

Silver Medal, Prone Rifle, World Championship Team Selection Match

Bronze Medal, Three Position Rifle, World Championship Team Selection Match

Gold Medal and Team Silver Medal, Prone Rifle, Grand Prix of Liberation

Gold Medal, Prone Rifle, USA Shooting Champion of Champions Match

Interservice Prone Rifle Champion

Awarded International Distinguished Badge

Accessions Support Brigade Soldier of the Quarter