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Celebrating the Soldier Athletes on Team USA

Summary: 
The Olympic and Paralympic teams include a record number of servicemen and women, both active duty and members of our reserves.

As President Obama said in a recent Weekly Address, Americans could not be prouder of the men and women representing our country in London, in both the recently concluded Olympics and in the upcoming Paralympics. And this year, Team USA included a record number of soldier athletes, both active duty and members of our reserves. The servicemen and women competing in these games represent the best of our military, and the best of our nation.


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