Soldiers help Team USA secure medals & Olympic quotas at Pan American Games
Gold medalist, U.S. Army 1st Lt. Sarah Beard (center) stands with Cuba’a Silver Medalist, Eglys De La Cruz (left), and Bronze Medalist/U.S. teammate, Ginny Thrasher (right), on the Women’s 50m Three-Position Rifle podium at the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru on July 28. Beard, who is a Danville, Indiana native, is a U.S. Army Reserve Soldier assigned to the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program who trains with the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Georgia, the same place her father, 1984 Olympian, Maj. William Beard trained years ago. (Pan American Games courtesy photo)