WASHINGTON, March 5 (Yonhap) -- U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday named additional members of a delegation to the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Paralympic Games.
The designations come after he chose Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen to lead the group to the event this Friday.
The other members are Marcia Lee Kelly, deputy assistant to Trump; Marc Knapper, charge d'affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul; John Bardis, assistant secretary for administration at the Department of Health and Human Services; Gen. Vincent Brooks, commander of U.S. Forces Korea; and Paralympic swimming gold medalist Ssg. Elizabeth Marks, the White House said in a release.
The Paralympics are set to run through March 18 in the same alpine town the Winter Olympics took place Feb. 9-25.
Trump sent Vice President Mike Pence to the opening ceremony of the Olympics and his daughter and adviser, Ivanka, to the closing ceremony.