Military Marksman Wins Gold Medal

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit shotgun shooter Spc. Walton Glenn Eller III takes his final shot to secure a gold medal with an Olympic record score of 190 in double trap Aug. 12, 2008, in Beijing.
 U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • Three-time Olympian Spc. Walton Glenn Eller III of the U.S. Army Marskmanship Unit signals triumph by holding his 12-gauge shotgun and final two shells aloft after setting an Olympic record with a 190 total in double trap Aug. 12, 2008, at the Beijing Shooting Range.
 U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit shotgun shooter Spc. Walton Glenn Eller III admires his final shot that secured a gold medal and established an Olympic record total of 190 in double trap Aug. 12, 2008, in Beijing. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Spc. Walton Glenn Eller III flashes a double-barreled shotgun shell salute after securing a gold medal with Olympic record scores of 145 in qualification and 190 total in double trap Aug. 12, 2008, at the Beijing Shooting Range.
 U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • With this shotgun blast, Spc.
Walton Glenn Eller III of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit established an Olympic record of 145 in double trap qualifying Aug. 12, 2008, at the Beijing Shooting Range. Later in the day, he won the gold medal by completing the final with an Olympic record total of 190.
 U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • U.S. Army Spc. Walton Glenn Eller III of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Ga., bites his Olympic gold medal after winning the double trap event Aug. 12, 2008, at the Beijing Shooting Range in Beijing.

 U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps
  • U.S. Army Spc. Walton Glenn Eller III fields questions during a press conference after winning the gold medal in the men's double trap shotgun shooting event at the Beijing Shooting Range, Aug. 12, 2008, in Beijing.

 U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps