S. Korea-based soldiers enjoy ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ Olympics experience

February 15, 2018 3:15 am stripes.com
S. Korea-based soldiers enjoy ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ Olympics experience

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Many American troops and their families on the Korean Peninsula are taking a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity to attend the Winter Olympics this month. Dozens of military personnel lined the luge track in Pyeongchang Tuesday to cheer on Olympian and Army Sgt. Emily Sweeney as she zoomed down the ice. The gutsy slider crashed out of medal contention in spectacular fashion on her final run but managed to…

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