1LT Samuel Chelanga


Sport: Track and Field
Event: 10,000m
Hometown: Niceville, FL
High School: Bartolimo High
College: Liberty University
Joined Army: July 2018
MOS: 92A, Logistics Officer

I joined the Army to serve my country. After seven years of professional running, the finish line didn’t quite feel the same. I needed a change and the Army was the right decision for me.

Career Highlights

NCAA Division 1 - 10,000 meter record holder

11th place - 2017 World Cross Country Championship, Kampala, Uganda.

2016 U.S. Olympic Alternate

6-time USATF National Champion