Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Topic: U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program

U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program Soldiers visit Lifeliners at Fort Campbell

 

Written by Sgt. Neysa Canfield
101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell, KY – Music filled the multipurpose room of Shaw Physical Fitness Center, here, as Soldiers dripping with sweat conducted warm-up exercises before their training with the Soldiers of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program.

The WCAP selects distinguished Soldier athletes across the entire Army and provides them the opportunity to train and compete in national and international competitions that lead into the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Sgt. Whitney Conder and Sgt. Spenser Mango, both wrestlers with the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, demonstrate take down techniques to Soldiers of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., Nov. 15, 2016 at Shaw Physical Fitness Center on Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

Sgt. Whitney Conder and Sgt. Spenser Mango, both wrestlers with the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program, demonstrate take down techniques to Soldiers of 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Sustainment Brigade, 101st Abn. Div., Nov. 15, 2016 at Shaw Physical Fitness Center on Fort Campbell, Ky. (Sgt. Neysa Canfield/101st Airborne Division Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 

Military Athletes March in Olympic Opening Ceremony

 

By Gary Sheftick and Tim Hipps
Army News Service

U.S. ArmyLondon, England – U.S. service members were among more than 10,000 Olympians from around the world who marched into Olympic Stadium here during July 27th’s opening ceremony of the Olympic Games.

Sixteen U.S. military athletes and four coaches are representing the United States in six different sporting venues: shooting, fencing, boxing, Greco-Roman wrestling, track and field and the modern pentathlon.

The athletes marched into a new stadium in east London after more than two hours of music and production that showcased the heritage and transitions of Great Britain from a “green and pleasant land” through the industrial revolution to the digital era.

Twenty U.S. military athletes and coaches joined in the opening ceremony for the Summer Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium in London, July 27, 2012. (Tim Hipps/U.S. Army)

Twenty U.S. military athletes and coaches joined in the opening ceremony for the Summer Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium in London, July 27, 2012. (Tim Hipps/U.S. Army)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 



  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Instagram
  • Personal Controls

    Archives