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Jan. 20, 2010

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Former Soldier Drives U.S. to Bobsled Gold

WHISTLER, British Columbia, March 1, 2010 – Former U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program bobsledder Steven Holcomb ended Team USA’s 62-year gold medal drought in Olympic bobsled competition by driving to victory in the four-man event. Story

Rohbock Finishes Sixth

WHISTLER, British Columbia, Feb. 26, 2010 – Army National Guard Outstanding Athlete Program bobsled pilot Sgt. Shauna Rohbock teamed with Michelle Rzepka to finish sixth in the Olympic women’s bobsled event. Story

Soldiers Turn to 4-man Event

WHISTLER, British Columbia, Feb. 25, 2010 – As the four-man bobsled event draws closer, Vermont National Guardsman Sgt. John Napier said he feels at home with World Class Athlete Program brakeman 1st Lt. Chris Fogt in his Olympic sled. Story

Bobsledder Has High Hopes

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 24, 2010 – As the women’s bobsledding events approached at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Army Sgt. Shauna Rohbock said she wasn’t ready for what she was about to experience. Story

Holcomb Leads Team USA

WHISTLER, British Columbia, Feb. 23, 2010 – After finishing sixth in the two-man Olympic bobsled competition Feb. 21, former Army World Class Athlete Program bobsled driver Steven Holcomb said he looks forward to the upcoming four-man event and ending the U.S. drought of 62 years with no gold. Story

Teela Finishes 29th in Biathlon

WHISTLER, British Columbia, Feb. 23, 2010 - Army World Class Athlete Program biathlete Sgt. Jeremy Teela of the Vermont National Guard battled illness to finish 29th in the Olympic men's 15-kilometer mass start here Feb. 21. Story

Bobsledders Prepare for Events

WHISTLER, British Columbia, Feb. 19, 2010 –The three men's U.S. Olympic bobsled teams -- all to be piloted by a current or former National Guard member -- are ready for action. Story

Teela Sits Out 20K Biathlon

WHISTLER, British Columbia, Feb. 19, 2010 – U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program biathlete Sgt. Jeremy Teela of the Vermont National Guard sat out the Olympic men’s 20-kilometer individual race yesterday because of illness.Story

Soldier Takes 9th in Biathlon

WHISTLER, British Columbia, Feb. 16, 2010 –On Valentine's Day, U.S. Army Sgt. Jeremy Teela was the biathlete heartthrob for Team USA and the U.S. Army, after giving the best American performance at the Winter Olympics in biathlon history.Story

Soldier Shoots for Olympics

SOLDIER HOLLOW, Utah, Feb. 11, 2010 – Army Sgt. Jeremy Teela has returned to the site of the best performance of his three-time Olympic career with sights set on becoming the first U.S. biathlete ever to win an Olympic medal. Story

Army Athletes Make Team USA

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2010 – Seven current and former members of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program have earned spots on Team USA for the XXI Olympic Winter Games, scheduled for Feb. 12-28 in Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. Story