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Clockwise from left: Spc. Jeffrey Holguin, Spc. Vincent Hancock, Spc. Glenn Eller, Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, Sgt. 1st Class Daryl Szarenski, Sgt. 1st Class Jason Parker, Staff Sgt. Dremiel Byers, Staff Sgt. Keith Sanderson, Staff Sgt. Elizabeth 'Libby' Callahan, Maj. David Johnson, Maj. Michael Anti and Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. George Casey Jr. discuss the Beijing Olympic Games on Oct. 9 inside Geren’s office at the Pentagon. - Photo by Tim Hipps, FMWRC Public AffairsSoldier-Athletes Share Olympic Tales with Army Leaders
WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2008 – Ten Army Olympians visited the nation’s capital last week to spread the word about soldiers’ involvement in the Beijing Games and to thank senior military leaders for their support.
President Bush and first lady Laura display official Team USA Olympic jackets after being proclaimed honorary members of the team by 2008 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes Oct. 7 on the south lawn of the White House. Five-time Paralympic goalball player Jennifer Armbruster (center) made the presentation. - Photo by Tim Hipps, FMWRC Public AffairsTeam USA Soldier Olympians Visit President
WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2008 – Ten Soldiers from the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program and U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit visited the White House on Oct. 7. 
 
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates receives a team jacket from one of the Paralympians visiting the Pentagon, Oct. 6, 2008. Military personnel representing both the Olympic and Paralympic teams met with Gates and received a guided tour of the Pentagon. DoD photo by R. D. WardMilitary Olympians Visit Pentagon
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2008 – Military Olympians and Paralympians visited the Pentagon today and expressed their gratitude for the Defense Department’s support and partnership.
U.S. Air Force World Class Athlete Program Capt. Eli Bremer runs to a seventh-place finish in the 3,000-meter run portion of the Olympic men's modern pentathlon.Air Force Captain Finishes 23rd in Modern Pentathlon
BEIJING, Aug. 26, 2008 – Air Force Capt. Eli Bremer finished 23rd with 5,204 points in the modern pentathlon, which requires participates to shoot air pistols, fence, swim, ride in an equestrian jump event and run all in one day.
Army World Class Athlete Program marksman Maj. Michael Anti shoots to a ninth-place finish in Olympic 50-meter rifle prone competition Aug. 15, 2008, at the Beijing Shooting Hall Range with a 594 total.Athens Silver Medalist Anti Finishes Ninth
BEIJING, Aug. 19, 2008 - In his fourth and possibly final Olympics, Army World Class Athlete Program Maj. Michael Anti just missed making the final and finished ninth in the 50-meter rifle prone event in Beijing.
Army Coach Consoles Olympian
BEIJING, Aug. 19, 2008 – U.S Army Maj. David Johnson, the Team USA rifle coach, survived another Matt Emmons moment in Beijing, as Emmons reprised his unsuccessful performance in the 2004 Olympics in Athens.
Troy, left, and 1st Lt. Justin Dumais, of the South Carolina Air National GuardPilot Cheers for Olympian Brother
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2008 – Justin Dumais and his younger brother, Troy, competed in the 2004 Athens Olympics as synchronized divers. This year, Air Force 1st Lt. Justin Dumais is an F-16 student in Arizona and his younger brother is in Beijing competing solo.
U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Dremiel ByersByers Loses in Olympic Greco-Roman Quarterfinals
BEIJING, Aug. 14, 2008 – After being eliminated the quarterfinals of the Olympic Greco-Roman 120-kilogram wrestling tournament, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Dremiel Byers vowed to continue his quest for the Olympic medal at the 2012 London Games.
Army Pfc. Walton "Glenn" Eller IIISoldier Sets Two Olympic Records, Wins Gold
BEIJING, Aug. 13, 2008 – U.S. Army Spc. Walton Glenn Eller III, of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, set two Olympic records en route to winning a gold medal in double trap at the Beijing Shooting Range in Beijing. In double trap, competitors fire their 12-gauge shotguns from five adjacent shooting stations.
Army Staff Sgt. Elizabeth 'Libby' CallahanSoldier Becomes Oldest U.S. Woman Competitor in Games
BEIJING, Aug. 13, 2008 – At age 56, Army Reserve Staff Sgt. Elizabeth “Libby” Callahan became the oldest U.S. woman competitor in Olympic history with a 25th-place finish in the women’s 25-meter pistol shooting event today at the Beijing Shooting Range Hall.
Army Pfc. Walton "Glenn" Eller IIISoldier Wins Gold Medal, Sets Olympic Record
BEIJING, Aug. 12, 2008 - Army Spc. Glenn Eller won the gold medal in double trap shooting at the Summer Olympics here today, setting an Olympic record with a total score of 190. Eller's teammate, Army Spc. Jeff Holguin, finished fourth. Both soldiers are members of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, based at Fort Benning, Ga.
Sgt. 1st Class Bret E. Erickson (Retired)Retired Army Marksman Finishes 21st in Trap
BEIJING, Aug. 12, 2008 – It rained on what might have been four-time Olympian Bret Erickson's final appearance on the world's grandest shotgun shooting stage, literally and figuratively. The retired Army sergeant first class, a former member of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit, competed in the Barcelona, Atlanta and Athens Olympic Games, but finished in a four-way tie for 21st place in the trap event in Beijing Aug. 10.
A few of the 2,008 "fou" performers at the Opening Ceremony of the 200 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China, produce the sound of rolling spring thunder to greet friends from around the world, Aug. 8, 2008. The fou is the most ancient Chinese percussion instrument made of clay or bronze. U.S. Army photo by Tim HippsOlympic Opening Ceremony Celebrates 'One World'
BEIJING, Aug. 12, 2008 – The elaborate opening ceremony of the 29th Olympiad in Beijing featured a display of China's long and distinguished history and culture intertwined with the "One World, One Dream" theme of the 2008 Summer Olympics. The throng representing 596 U.S. athletes, including more than a dozen military Olympians, occupied more than 100 meters of the running track during the march of nations.
U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program marksman Maj. Michael Anti raises his hands for the crowd as Team USA marches around the Bird's Nest National Stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the Summer Olympic Games Aug. 8 in Beijing. Anti, a 2004 Olympic silver medalist in three-position rifle shooting, will compete in his fifth Olympics in the 50-meter prone rifle event on Aug. 15. WCAP rifle coach Maj. David Johnson (far right) also is among the group. U.S. Army photo by Tim HippsTeam USA Soldiers Strive for Medals in Beijing
WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2008 – While soldiers who have competed so far as part of Team USA in Beijing have fallen short of medal performances, more opportunities are scheduled throughout the upcoming week.
Going for Gold video on Pentagon Channel.VIDEO - Going for Gold
This year's Olympics will feature more than a dozen military athletes. The Pentagon Channel details what's to come during the Summer Games.

Retired Army Lt. Col. Lones W. Wigger Jr. Image courtesy of USA ShootingFormer Army Shooter Enters U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame
WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2008 – Retired Army Lt. Col. Lones W. Wigger Jr., 70, a three-time Olympic military marksman himself, starts a new job with the beginning of the 2008 Olympics as narrator for MSNBC’s Web video coverage of marksmanship competitions in the Summer Games.
Captain Bremer is currently training for the modern pentathlon.Airmen to compete in Olympics
SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 4, 2008 – Four Airmen will discover how they measure up with the world as they compete at the 2008 Olympics beginning Aug. 8 in Beijing. One will compete in the modern pentathlon and another in the race walk, while the third will compete in epee fencing and the fourth in trap shooting.
Thomas Pelham Curtis: Massachusetts militia soldier and Olympic pioneer.Massachusetts Militia Soldier Was Olympic Pioneer
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2008 - Imagine the Olympic Games without the specter of terrorists, drug tests or gold medals. That was the 1896 Olympics in Greece for a soldier who served in the Massachusetts militia.
U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program marksman Maj. Michael Anti shoots his way to a silver medal in the men’s 50-meter rifle three-position event in the 2004 Summer Olympic Games at Markopoulo Olympic Shooting Centre in Greece. Anti will compete in his fifth Olympics in the 50-meter prone rifle event Aug. 15 in Beijing.Soldiers Prepare to Bolster Team USA at Olympic Games
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 1, 2008 - Sixteen members of the U.S. Army Family will compete, coach or serve as training partners for Team USA at the 29th Olympic Games to be held Aug. 8-24 in Beijing. Among the first-time Olympians on the team is 19-year-old West Point Cadet Stephen Scherer.
Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Navy Adm. Michael G. MullenChairman Praises Military Olympians
WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2008 – As more than a dozen military athletes head to Beijing for the Summer Olympics, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff lauded their accomplishments and sent his best wishes.
Air Force World Class Athlete Program Capt. Kevin Eastler, right, passes Army WCAP Sgt. John Nunn, center, en route to winning the 20-K race walk at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Track & Field July 5, 2008, outside Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore.Army Olympians Prepare for Beijing
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2008 – U.S. Army soldiers will take aim at Olympic gold in Beijing, some for the first time. Among the elite athletes returning to the Olympic Games is three-time Olympian Army Staff Sgt. Libby Callahan, a 23-year Army Reserve soldier.
Staff Sgt. Dremiel Byers defeats U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program teammate Spc. Tim Taylor in the finals of the 264.5-pound Greco-Roman division of the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team wrestling trials June 15, 2008, in Las Vegas. Byers won the best-of-three series, 2-1, and earned a berth in the Summer Olympics, scheduled for Aug. 8-24 in Beijing. U.S.Army Wrestler Earns Greco-Roman Berth in Beijing Olympics
LAS VEGAS, July 23, 2008 – Army Staff Sgt. Dremiel Byers secured an Olympic berth by defeating teammate Spc. Timothy Taylor in the Greco-Roman heavyweight finals of the U.S. Olympic team trials for wrestling.
U.S. Air Force World Class Athlete Program Capt. Kevin Eastler earns an Olympic berth in the Beijing Games by winning the 20-kilometer race walk with a time of 1 hour, 27 minutes, 8 seconds at the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team track and field trials July 5, 2008, outside Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore.Captain Leads Military Athletes at Track and Field Trials
EUGENE, Ore., July 22, 2008 – U.S. Air Force Capt. Kevin Eastler led military athletes competing in the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team track and field trials by earning his second Olympic berth in the 20-kilometer race walk.
U.S. Army MarksmenMarksman Soldiers Prepare for Olympics
FORT BENNING, Ga., July 24, 2008 – Six soldiers of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit are living out their wildest dreams of competing in the 2008 Olympics.