From the State Department:
Team USA comes from different backgrounds, ethnicities, sexual orientations, abilities, and genders. What do they all have in common? They are all athletes!
Check out our video showcasing U.S. Olympians, Paralympians, and recreational athletes of various backgrounds.
Image description: NASA Goes to the Olympics.
View aerial shots of all the cities that have hosted the Winter Olympics in this awesome photo set compiled by NASA.
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Image description: U.S. Army Sgt. Nick Cunningham and his teammates Sgts. Justin Olsen, Johnny Quinn and Abraham Morlu jump into a bobsled at an event at Utah Olympic Park in Park City, Utah, Dec. 7, 2013.
Cunningham and Olsen — who won a gold medal at the 2010 Olympic games — are assigned to the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program and will compete alongside many other military members at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi.
Check out bios, pictures and more stories about members of our military competing in Sochi.
Photo by Tim Hipps, U.S. Army
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