Sam Kendricks

Pole Vaulter Sam Kendricks Stops mid-run to Stand at Attention for National Anthem

Sam Kendricks, a Second Lieutenant in the US Army Reserve and Olympian pole vaulter, stopped mid-run when he faintly heard the National Anthem playing from… somewhere? The video posted to twitter shows Kendricks sprinting down the runway when he hears the Anthem. He immediately stops, and snaps to the position of attention. 2nd LT Sam …

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Sam Kendricks

Sam Kendricks Becomes First Military Member to Medal At Rio

Sam Kendricks took bronze in the pole vaulting event this week.  The Ole Miss Alumnus became the first serving member of the United States military to earn a medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Kendricks currently serves as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army reserves in the 655th Transportation Company in Millington, Tennessee. The …

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