Olympics/Paralympics 2012

Olympics/Paralympics 2012


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Service member athletes dedicated years of hard work and overcame a
spectrum of set-backs to represent America and the Department of Defense at
the Olympics/Paralympic Games for 2012. This page is dedicated to athlete features and Paralympics coverage.


Army Now - Sept. 13 Army Now - Sept. 13
U.S. Olympians awarded medals at the U.S. Army Soldiers show held at Fort Belvoir, VA. Also available in high definition.
The Army Now The Army Now
Army Vet Dugie Denton squares off against his teammate at the 2012 Paralympics in London.
London 2012 Volunteers London 2012 Volunteers
Most Olympics junkies will be glued to the TV for the next few weeks. Senior Airman Amanda Wowk shows us how US service members from UK Royal Air Force bases get...
Army Olympian Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers - WCNC Army Olympian Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers - WCNC
Interview with Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers for WCNC. Also available in high definition. Article follows. By Tim Hipps Army Installation Management Command EUGENE,...
Army Olympian Sgt. Spenser Mango - KSDK-TV Army Olympian Sgt. Spenser Mango - KSDK-TV
Interview with Sgt. Spenser Mango for KSDK-TV. Also available in high definition. Article follows. By Tim Hipps Army Installation Management Command EUGENE, Ore.,...
Army Olympian Sgt. 1st Class Keith Sanderson - KABB Army Olympian Sgt. 1st Class Keith Sanderson - KABB
Interview with Sgt. 1st Class Keith Sanderson for KABB. Also available in high definition. Article follows. By Tim Hipps Army Installation Management Command EUGENE,...
Running All My Life Running All My Life
Cpt. Kelly Calway shares how the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program (WCAP) allows her to pursue her Olympic dreams.
My Army Family My Army Family
Cpt. Kelly Calway discusses her experiences growing up in an Army family, ROTC and how much she values her Army family.
WCAP's Mission is to Put Soldiers on the Olympic Team WCAP's Mission is to Put Soldiers on the Olympic Team
Cpt. Jonathan Harmeling discusses the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program's (WCAP) entry standards and mission.
My History of Running with the U.S. Army My History of Running with the U.S. Army
Cpt. John Mickowski shares his experiences running growing up, West Point and applying for the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program (WCAP).
Joining the Army, Deployment and Training for the Olympics Joining the Army, Deployment and Training for the...
Cpt. Michelle Kelly discusses training for the pentathlon with the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program (WCAP) and deployment.
Serving the Country as an Army Athlete Serving the Country as an Army Athlete
U.S. Army Soldier and Olympic Greco-Roman wrestler Sgt. 1st Class Dremiel Byers reflects on what it means to serve his country as an Army athlete.

VP-8 takes part in 2012 Misawa Special Olympics VP-8 takes part in 2012 Misawa Special Olympics
Patrol Squadron 8 Chief Logistics Specialist Rondey Harris, from Albany, Ga., left, runs with Special Olympian Tannai Teikko, and Aviation Ordnanceman 2nd Class James...
VP-8 takes part in 2012 Misawa Special Olympics VP-8 takes part in 2012 Misawa Special Olympics
Yeaoman 3rd Class James Hughes, a native of San Angelo, Texas, and assigned to the "Fighting Tigers" of Patrol Squadron 8, throws a football to Special Olympian Yuuki...
President welcomes US Olympic, Paralympic team members in ceremony President welcomes US Olympic, Paralympic team...
U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams wait for U.S. President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on the south lawn at the White House in...
President welcomes US Olympic, Paralympic team members in ceremony President welcomes US Olympic, Paralympic team...
From right to left, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden clap their hands as they welcome members of the U.S. Olympic and...
President welcomes US Olympic, Paralympic team members in ceremony President welcomes US Olympic, Paralympic team...
President Barack Obama, bottom right, shakes hands with U.S. Olympic and Paralympic team members during a ceremony held for them on the south lawn at the White House,...
President welcomes US Olympic, Paralympic team members in ceremony President welcomes US Olympic, Paralympic team...
President Barack Obama, center, welcomes the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams on the south lawn at the White House, Washington, D.C., Sept. 14, 2012. (U.S. Air Force...
President welcomes US Olympic, Paralympic team members in ceremony President welcomes US Olympic, Paralympic team...
From left to right, first lady Michelle Obama, President Barack Obama, Paralympic swimmer Brad Snyder, Olympic fencer Mariel Zagunis and Vice President Joe Biden and...
President welcomes US Olympic, Paralympic team members in ceremony President welcomes US Olympic, Paralympic team...
President Barack Obama, center, speaks with member of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams on the south lawn at the White House, Washington, D.C., Sept. 14, 2012....
President welcomes US Olympic, Paralympic team members in ceremony President welcomes US Olympic, Paralympic team...
Front row from left to right, President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden shake hands with member of the U.S. Olympic and...
Paralympics Paralympics
The city of London ends the 2012 Paralympic Games with an elaborate show full of effects, entertainment and tradition during a ceremony signifying the end of the...
Paralympics Paralympics
Navy Lt. Bradley Snyder, center, a Paralympic record holder and gold medal-winning member of the 2012 U.S. Paralympic Swim Team stands as the flag-bearer for the...
Paralympics Paralympics
An elaborate light show dazzles millions of fans of the 2012 Paralympic Games during a ceremony signifying the end of the competitions at London's Olympic Stadium,...

News News Stories

ISAF congratulates Afghan Olympic medalist
The International Security Assistance Force congratulates Afghanistan's Rohullah Nikpai for winning the bronze medal in taekwondo at the 2012 London Olympics. ISAF...
Military athletes march in London 2012 Olympic...
U.S. service members were among more than 10,000 athletes from across the world who marched into Olympic Stadium July 27during the Opening Ceremony of Olympiad XXX.
American, British children get active in London on eve of Olympic competition American, British children get active in London on...
Hours before the opening ceremonies of the London 2012 Olympic Games, on the lawn of Winfield House, the residence of the United States Ambassador to the United...

Soldiers Radio News - July 30th, 2012
Two-timed Army Olympian teaches race walking in London on NBC, Today Show; and Voting Assistance Program-Registering overseas.
Soldiers Radio News - July 17, 2012
Army Reserve vessel Robert T. Kuroda answers call to rescue; Medics take flight on a C-130; the Army's World Class Athlete Program sends soldiers to compete at the...