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Soldier-Bobsledder On Order To Make U.S. Proud At Winter Games

Bobsledder Nick Cunningham from Monterey, Calif., will be competing in his third Olympics. It's his second as a soldier athlete in the Army's World Class Athlete Program. (Krista Almanzan)
Bobsledder Nick Cunningham from Monterey, Calif., will be competing in his third Olympics. It's his second as a soldier athlete in the Army's World Class Athlete Program. (Krista Almanzan)

The Army has seven active-duty soldiers competing with Team USA at the Winter Olympics. They are part of a military program that allows world-class athletes to both serve and compete.

Krista Almanzan of KAZU has this profile of Army bobsledder Nick Cunningham.

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