Olympic Champions, Ambassadors from HollywoodMusician Bryce Vine and Comedian Daniel Dugar & Friends Bring Energy and Laughter to US Service Members Overseas Starting September 14
JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md., Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Athletes, actors, musicians and comedians all bring their gifts to share with US service members serving overseas as part of Armed Forces Entertainment’s Fall Tour, kicking off September 14 – October 30.
Five female athletes who represented the United States in gymnastics, track and field, basketball, soccer and swimming make up The Olympic Champions Tour, a group of exceptional athletes who stand ready to inspire the next generation. They are headed to Southwest Asia September 15 –24 to share what it takes to compete at all levels. World champions Mohini Bhardwaj, Monique Hennegan, Shannon Johnson, Natasha Kaiand Emily Silver and will share motivating stories and strategies on mental toughness, facing adversity and how to achieve success in athletics and life.
After a successful collegiate career at UCLAgymnast Mohini claimed her spot on the US Women’s Olympic Team in 2004, which won silver that year. She is the first Indian-American gymnast to medal at the Olympics.
Track runner Hennegan was named an All-American while at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Additionally, Monique was a two-time NCAA Track and Field Champion in both the 400-meter indoor and 800-meter outdoor in 1996. She is a double Olympian, representing the US in Sydney and Athensand won gold in both the 2000 and 2004 …