CPT Robert Cheseret

Signal

Sport: Track and Field

Position: Assistant Coach

Hometown: Tucson, Arizona

High School: Kurgung High

College: University of Arizona

Joined Army: June 2009

MOS: 25A, Signal Officer

 

2010 U.S. 5K National Champion

2005 5,000m NCAA National Champion

2004 10,000m NCAA National Champion

CPT Bryce Livingston

Logistics

Sport: Track and Field

Position: Assistant Coach

Hometown: Tucson, Arizona

High School: Salpointe Catholic High

College: U.S. Military Academy at West Point

Joined Army: May 2011

MOS: 90A, Logistician Officer

SSG Hillary Bor

Finance

Sport: Track and Field

Event: 3,000m Steeplechase

Hometown: Eldoret, Kenya

High School: Arnesens High

College: Iowa State University

Joined Army: July 2013

MOS: 36B, Financial Management Technician

 

2016 U.S. Olympic Team Member

2017 U.S. World Team Member

SSG Augustus Maiyo

Quartermaster

Sport: Track and Field

Event: Marathon

Hometown: Kapsabet, Kenya

High School: Kapsabet Boys High

College: University of Alabama

Joined Army: January 2010

MOS: 92G, Food Service Specialist

 

2012, 2017 U.S. World Team Member

SGT Emmanuel Bor

Medical Services

Sport: Track and Field

Events: 1,500 / 5,000

Hometown: Eldoret, Kenya

High School: Wareng High

College: University of Alabama

Joined Army: March 2014

MOS: 68E, Dental Specialist

 

2017 World University Games - 4th

SGT Julius Bor

Finance

Sport: Track and Field

Events: 1,500 / 3,000 / 5,000

Hometown: Eldoret, Kenya

High School: Arnesen’s High

College: University of Alabama

Joined Army: March 2014

MOS: 36B, Financial Technician

 

2x NCAA 3,000m National Champion

SGT Nicholas Kipruto

Quartermaster

Sport: Track and Field

Events: 5,000m / 10,000m

Hometown: Kericho, Kenya

High School: Chemelil High

College: University of New Mexico

Joined Army: March 2014

MOS: 92Y, Unit Supply Specialist

 

2015 Army Ten Miler - 2nd

SGT Evans Kirwa

Aviation

Sport: Track and Field

Event: 10,000m

Hometown: Eldoret, Kenya

High School: Kapsabet High

College: Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Joined Army: February 2014

MOS: 15T, Blackhawk Mechanic

 

12-time NCAA All-American

SGT Leonard Korir

Transportation

Sport: Track and Field

Event: 10,000m / 5,000m

Hometown: Iten, Kenya

High School: Kipsangui High School

College: Iona College, New Rochelle, NY

Joined Army: September 2015

MOS: 88M, Motor Transport Operator

 

2016 U.S. Olympic Team Member

2017 U.S. World Team Member

2018 U.S. World Half Marathon Team Member

2x NCAA National Champion (10,000m and 5,000m)

SGT Samuel Kosgei

Medical Services

Sport: Track and Field

Event: Marathon

Hometown: Santa Fe, New Mexico

High School: Kakungulu High

College: Lamar University

Joined Army: April 2013

MOS: 68W, Combat Medic

 

2014, 2016 Marine Corps Marathon Champion

2006 U.S. World Cross-Country Team Member

SPC Paul Chelimo

Quartermaster

Sport: Track and Field

Event: 5,000m / 10,000m

Hometown: Iten, Kenya

High School: Chebiemit Boys High

College: University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Joined Army: May 2014

MOS: 92W, Water Treatment Specialist

 

2017 World Bronze Medalist - 5,000m

2016 Olympic Silver Medalist - 5,000m

2016 U.S. Olympic Team Member

2016, 2017 U.S. World Team Member

2018 U.S. World Indoor Team Member

SPC Michael Jordan

Ordnance

Sport: Track and Field

Event: 3,000m Steeplechase

Hometown: Gary, Indiana

High School: Pike High School

College: University of Southern Indiana

Joined Army: May 2018

MOS: 89A, Ammunition Stock Control & Accounting Specialist

 

5x NCAA DII All-American

SPC Haron Lagat

Engineer

Sport: Track and Field

Event: 3,000m Steeplechase

Hometown: Lubbock, Texas

High School: St. Patrick High 

College: Texas Tech University

Joined Army: December 2015

MOS: 12R, Interior Electrician

 

2017 Army 10-Miler Champion

3x NCAA All-American

SPC Lawi Lalang

Engineer

Sport: Track and Field

Event: 5,000m

Hometown: Eldoret, Kenya

High School: Emming High

College: University of Arizona

Joined Army: March 2017

MOS: 12N, Horizontal Construction Engineer

 

8x NCAA National Champion

NCAA 5,000m Indoor Record Holder

SPC Girma Mecheso

Quartermaster

Sport: Track and Field

Event: 10,000m / Marathon

Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia

High School: Berkmar High School

College: Oklahoma State University

Joined Army: May 2018

MOS: 92Y, Unit Supply Specialist

 

4x NCAA Cross-Country All-American

2x NCAA National Champion - Team

 

SPC Eliud Rutto

Chemical

Sport: Track & field

Events: 800m

Hometown: Murfreesboro, Tennessee

High School: Legebet High

College: Middle Tennessee State University

Joined Army: October 2015

MOS: 74D, Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Specialist

 

7x NCAA All-American

SPC Frankline Tonui

Ordnance

Sport: Track & field

Events: 3,000m Steeplechase

Hometown: Fayetteville, Arkansas

High School: Moi Amalo High

College: University of Arkansas

Joined Army: July 2016

MOS: 91D, Tactical Power Generation Specialist

 

2018 Army 10-Miler Champion

8x NCAA All-American

SPC Susan Tanui

Medical Services

Sport: Track & field

Events: 3,000m Steeplechase

Hometown: Dallas, Texas

High School: Bishop Muge High

College: Liberty University

Joined Army: April 2014

MOS: 68E, Dental Specialist

 

2017, 2018 Army 10-Miler Champion