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Former Olympian up for hall of fame

Two-time gold medalist Lones Wigger, who spent 23 of his 25 years of active Army duty serving, and shooting, at Fort Benning, has a shot at making the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame.

But he's going to need your help.

The 70-year-old retired lieutenant colonel is one of 18 former Olympians, selected by a nominating committee consisting of athletes, members of the Hall of Fame, historians and USOC representatives. who are aiming for six available Hall of Fame slots.

The U.S. Olympic Committee, with help from the public, will determine the next class of inductees.

On-line voting — go to usolympichalloffame.com — is underway and will run through March 28.

The induction ceremony is scheduled for June 19 in Chicago. The event will be televised but details of that have not yet been released.

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