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Who else is going through Olympics withdrawals? The Winter Olympics wrapped up in PyeongChang, South Korea a little bit ago and I’m still in a daze. That’s because my spouse and I were able to attend it, something that I never would have imagined happening in my lifetime. And I have the military to thank […]
Lancaster native Adam Page has become a stalwart of the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team. He’s played in five sled hockey world championships and nine World Sled Hockey Challenge tournaments. He’s currently prepping for his third Paralympic Games, having already won gold twice. He’s not tired of the world stage yet, though. “It never gets […]
Third time’s the charm, right? That’s something New York Army National Guard Sgt. Emily Sweeney knows all too well. She made the U.S. Olympic luge team this year after missing out twice before – including a tough loss to her sister. Sweeney, 24, of Suffield, Connecticut, is a military police soldier and a member […]
By day, Sgt. Matthew Mortensen is an engineer, both as a civilian and for the New York Army National Guard’s 1156th Engineer Company. And oh yea – he also qualified for the Olympics for the third time. The 32-year-old from Huntington Station, New York, is a world-class competitor in luge and is ready to hit […]
USA! USA! During the Olympics, we’re all rooting for the home team to snag the gold medal. Everyone would love to see Team USA bring home lots of hardware from PyeongChang when the Olympics start February 8. For some athletes on Team USA, their love for and support of the United States runs deeper. You […]
The Super Bowl is always an exciting time of year. The food, rivalries, commercials, halftime entertainment, and so much more build excitement with fans and viewers across the world. This year, 15 veterans will be honored during the official coin toss. If that isn’t exciting enough, here are six more surprising military connections Super Bowl […]
In her birth country of Ghana, Amanda Agana never dreamed of being a track star. . . mainly because she didn’t know such a thing existed. As a child in the Bolgatanga district of the West African nation, she spent her days cleaning, cooking, and caring for her aunt’s family as a “servant” after her mother […]