|NOC||United States Olympic Committee|
|Competitors||297 (251 men and 46 women) in 18 sports|
|Flag bearer||Norman Armitage|
|Summer Olympics appearances (overview)|
|Other related appearances|
|1906 Intercalated Games|
Men's 10m Platform
Women's 10m Platform
18 fencers, 15 men and 3 women, represented the United States in 1956.
Head Coach: Jimmy Mills
Three male pentathletes represented the United States in 1956, winning silver in the team event.
Eight shooters represented the United States in 1956. Offutt Pinion won the bronze medal in the 50 m pistol event.