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#KEM: Good Luck to Team USA’s Military Olympians!

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Recent Air Force Academy cadet, now Marine 2nd. Lt. David Higgins, center, competes in prone rifle. (Photo: U.S. Air Force) – Watch 12 Aug 2016

#KEM wishes all the USA’s Military Olympians good luck in participating and representing our country with pride in the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  

Go Team USA!

We honor all who are competing and serve our country.

Here is #TeamUSA’s Military Olympian Roster for Rio 2016: (source:  MilitaryTimes.com)

  • 2nd Lt. David Higgins
    • Service: Marine Corps, Air Force Academy Class of 2016
    • Event: 50m rifle prone

    Sgt. 1st Class Keith Sanderson

    • Service: Army
    • Event: 25m rapid fire pistol

    Sgt. 1st Class Michael McPhail

    • Service: Army
    • Event: 50m rifle prone

    Sgt. 1st Class Glenn Eller

    • Service: Army
    • Event: Double trap

    Sgt. 1st Class Josh Richmond

    • Service: Army
    • Event: Double trap

    Spc. Dan Lowe

    • Service: Army
    • Event: 10m air rifle

    Vincent Hancock

    • Service: Army veteran
    • Event: Skeet

    1st Lt. Cale Simmons

    • Service: Air Force
    • Event: Pole Vault
    • When to watch: Aug. 13-20

    2nd Lt. Sam Kendricks

    • Service: Army
    • Event: Pole vault

    Staff Sgt. John Nunn

    • Service: Army
    • Event: 50K race walk

    Spc. Leonard Korir

    • Service: Army
    • Event: 10,000m run

    Spc. Shadrack Kipchirchir

    • Service: Army
    • Event: 10,000m run

    Spc. Paul Chelimo

    • Service: Army
    • Event: 5,000m run

    Sgt. Hillary Bor

    • Service: Army
    • Event: 3,000m steeplechase

    Regine Tugade

    • Service: Incoming Naval Academy midshipman
    • Event: 100m sprint (competing for Guam)

    Sean Furey

    • Service: Navy civilian
    • Event: Javelin

    Sgt. Nathan Schrimsher

    • Service: Army
    • Event: Modern pentathlon

    Lt. Edward King

    • Service: Navy
    • Event: Rowing, lightweight men’s four

    Peter Lombard

    • Service: Navy veteran
    • Sport: Mountain bike (competing for Guam)