Sep 2 2021
Video: The U.S. Master Gunner
Currently stationed in Germany as part of the U.S. Army's 10th Army Air and Missile Defence Command, Staff Sergeant Tiana Trent is an anti-air gunner who made history: she's the first African-American woman to qualify as a master gunner on the Avenger, a highly mobile anti-aircraft platform. Master gunners serve as the subject matter experts on their weapons system, and they advise senior leaders on how best to use them.
In this video, Staff Sergeant Trent reflects on her accomplishment and gives tips to future generations of soldiers.
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