Four New York Army National Guard Soldiers will compete in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea next month. Sgt. Emily Sweeney and Sgt. Matthew Mortensen will be part of the United States Luge team. Sgt. Justin Olsen and Sgt. Nick Cunningham will be part of the United States Bobsled Team. The soldiers are enrolled in the Army's World Class Athletes program (WCAP), which allows soldiers to train for the Pan American Games, World Championships and Olympic and Paralympic competitions. Soldiers must be nationally ranked in their chosen sport to be considered for the program. For more information, visit the Army WCAP website.
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