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Staff Sgt. Nunn overcomes flu to become three-time Olympian
U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program race walker Staff Sgt. John Nunn receives an American flag from his daughter, Ella, after winning the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for the 50-kilometer race walk on Sunday, Feb. 21, in Santee, Calif. Nunn, 38, won the event with a personal-best time of 4 hours, 3 minutes, 21 seconds on the 31-mile course to earn his third Olympic berth.
Feb. 25, 2016 - SANTEE, California (Feb. 22, 2016) -- Staff Sgt. John Nunn overcame the flu to win the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for the 50-kilometer Race Walk to earn his third Olympic berth with a personal-best time of 4 hours, 3 minutes and 21 seconds on Feb. 21.

Soldier earns Olympic berth in Modern Pentathlon at Pan American Games
Spc. Nathan Schrimsher of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program rides a horse named Taboo en route to earning a berth in the 2016 Olympic Games with a third-place finish in men's Modern Pentathlon at the 2015 Pan American Games on July 19 in Toronto. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps, IMCOM Public Affairs #WCAP #RoadToRio #TeamUSA #2015PanAmerican Games
Feb. 25, 2016 - TORONTO (July 19, 2015) -- Spc. Nathan Schrimsher earned an automatic berth into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with a third-place finish in men's Modern Pentathlon on a stormy Sunday at the 2015 Pan American Games.

Sanderson second Soldier named to U.S. Olympic Team
U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program marksman SFC Keith Sanderson shoots into 14th place with a score of 288 in stage one qualification of the Olympic men's 25-meter rapid fire pistol event Aug. 2 at the Royal Artillery Barracks in London. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps, IMCOM Public Affairs
Sept. 10, 2015 - Rapid-fire pistol shooter Staff Sgt. Keith Sanderson is the second Soldier from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program to be named to the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team.

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