Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM)

 

The United States Armed Forces is a member of the International Military Sports Council, which is also known as the Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM).  With 136 member nations, CISM is the second largest multi-sport discipline organization after the International Olympic Committee.  

The U.S. Delegation competes in 19 of the 26 sports offered averaging around 12-15 sports annually.  CISM Championships are hosted around the world and provides an avenue for the United States to project a positive image with valuable military-to-military engagements through sport.  

CISM represents the highest level of military athletic competitiveness, which often includes Olympians and World Champions.  The United States has been a member since 1951 and hosts one to two CISM Military World Championships or events each year.

CISM USA News

China wins CISM Volleyball, U.S. captures silver
USA wins the silver medal of the 18th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women’s Volleyball Military Championship on 9 June 2017 at Naval Station Mayport, Florida.
June 15, 2017 - China was awarded the gold medal while the U.S. took home silver during an awards ceremony that finalized the 18th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Women's Volleyball Championship (2017) at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayport, Florida June 9.

USA and Canada register day three victories
USA defeats Germany in Match 6 of the 18th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women's Military Volleyball Championship on 6 June 2017 at Naval Station Mayport, Florida. (Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Timothy Schumaker, NPASE East).
June 9, 2017 - USA defeated Germany and Canada defeated the Netherlands in three straight sets each to rise to the second and third place positions after day-three action of the 18th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women's Military Volleyball Championship (2017) on June 6th at the Mayport Fitness Center on Naval Station Mayport, Florida.

USA defeats Netherlands, heads to finals to face China in Women's Volleyball
USA celebrates their victory over the Netherlands in match 8 of the 18th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women’s Volleyball Military Championship on 7 June 2017 at Naval Station Mayport, Florida. USA will face China in the finals here at the Mayport Fitness Center on June 9th. (Photo by Petty Officer Timothy Schumaker, NPASE Southeast)
June 7, 2017 - The U.S. Armed Forces Women's Volleyball Team defeated the Netherlands, and China defeated Germany to set the stage for the finals of the 18th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women’s Volleyball Military Championship here at the Fitness Center at Naval Station Mayport, Florida.

USA defeats Canada, China remains undefeated
U.S. Armed Forces Team before their match against Canada during the 18th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women's Military Volleyball Championship at Naval Station Mayport, Florida on 5 June 2017. Mayport is hosting the CISM Championship from 2-11 June.  Finals are on 9 June. 
Left to Right: Back Row: Head Coach Mrs. Kara Lanteigne, Capt. Caroline Kurtz (USAF), 1st Lt. Megan Wilton (Army), 2nd lt. Taylor Parker (USAF), 1st Lt. Felicia Clement (USAF), Seaman Mary Lavery (USCG), Capt Abby Hall (USAF), 1st Lt. Molly McDonald (Army), Assistant Coach Mrs. Anna Renton; Front Row: Ensign Kirsten Kelso (Navy), 1st Lt. Maiya Perich (USAF), Seaman Denise Atualeavao (Navy), Sgt. Latoya Marshall (Army), and Petty Officer 3rd Class Angelina Pulu.
June 6, 2017 - Team USA beat the Canada 15-13 in the fifth set to register their first win and China dominated Netherlands to remain undefeated in the second day of the Conseil International du Sports Militaire Women's Volleyball Championship here at the Fitness Center at Naval Station Mayport, Florida, June 5th.

Germany, China victorious in day one action
USA and China greet one another as they prepare for the opening match of the 18th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women's Military Volleyball Championship at Naval Station Mayport, Florida on 4 June 2017. Mayport is hosting the CISM Championship from 2-11 June.  Finals are on 9 June.
June 5, 2017 - NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, Florida. (June 4, 2017) -- Teams from the United States, Canada, China, Netherlands and Germany kicked off the World Military Women's Volleyball Championship here at the Fitness Center at Naval Station Mayport, Florida.