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Army beats Marines, 29-7 to win 16th straight Armed Forces freestyle title with seven individual champs

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | February 26, 2017

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – The defending champion U.S. Army beat the U.S. Marine Corps, 29-7, in the finals dual to capture its 16th straight Armed Forces Freestyle title on Saturday. Both teams entered their third-round dual meet with identical 2-0 records. MORE

Army, Marines each win two duals in first session of Armed Forces Freestyle Championships

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | February 26, 2017

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – The defending champion U.S. Army and last year’s runner-up team, the U.S. Marine Corps, went 2-0 in the first session, setting up a championship match in freestyle at the Armed Forces Championships on Sunday. MORE

Army beats Marines, 30-3, sweeping all gold medals to win 16th straight Armed Forces Greco-Roman title

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | February 25, 2017

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – The defending champion U.S. Army won all eight matches to beat the U.S. Marine Corps, 30-3, in the finals dual to capture its 16th straight Armed Forces Greco-Roman title on Saturday. Both teams entered their third-round dual meet with identical 2-0 records. MORE

Army, Marines each win two duals in first session of Armed Forces Greco-Roman Championships

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | February 25, 2017

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – The defending champion U.S. Army and last year’s runner-up team, the U.S. Marine Corps, won their first two dual meets to set up a championship showdown in Greco-Roman at the Armed Forces Championships on Saturday morning. MORE

2012 Olympian Ellis Coleman aims for Armed Forces golds, with eye on 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

By Gary Abbott | February 25, 2017

The wrestling community has watched Ellis Coleman grow up before their eyes. It is hard to believe that he is already into his third Olympic four-year cycle, continuing his quest to be the best Greco-Roman wrestler on earth. MORE

Army seeks to defend titles at Armed Forces Championships at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurt, N.J., Feb. 25-26

By Gary Abbott | February 22, 2017

The 2017 Armed Forces Wrestling Championships are set for Joint Base McGuire – Dix – Lakehurst, in New Jersey, Feb. 25-26. MORE

Army wins 15th straight Armed Forces freestyle team title, led by six champions

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | February 22, 2016

BREMERTON, Wash. – The U.S. Army won the men’s freestyle competition at the 2016 Armed Forces Championships, winning all three of its dual meets handily and earning six individual champions at KITSAP Naval Base on Sunday. It was the 15th straight year the Army has won this event. MORE

Army wins 15th straight Armed Forces Greco-Roman team title, led by seven champions

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | February 20, 2016

BREMERTON, Wash. – The U.S. Army dominated the Armed Forces Championships, winning all three of its dual meets handily and earning seven individual champions at KITSAP Naval Base on Saturday. MORE

Armed Forces Wrestling Championships set for Naval Base KITSAP in Bremerton, Wash., Feb. 20-21

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | February 17, 2016

The 2016 Armed Forces Wrestling Championships will be held at the Bremerton Fitness Complex at the Naval Base KITSAP in Bremerton, Wash., Saturday, February 20 and Sunday, February 21. MORE

USA's Lester takes silver in Greco-Roman wrestling

By Gary Sheftick | October 12, 2015

MUNGYEONG, South Korea -- U.S. Army Sgt. Justin Lester took silver Oct. 10 in Greco-Roman wrestling in the 75-kilogram division at the Military World Games here. MORE

Terrell wins two bouts in freestyle at CISM World Games in Korea

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | October 07, 2015

MUNGYEONG, Korea – Sergeant Victor Terrell (U.S. Army) went 2-2 at 86 kg/189 lbs., the top U.S. performance on the second day of freestyle wrestling at the 6th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Games, at the Mungyeong Indoor Gymnasium on Wednesday. MORE

VonOhlen wins opening bout, as four U.S. freestylers compete at CISM World Games in Korea

By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | October 06, 2015

MUNGYEONG, Korea – Four U.S. wrestlers competed on the first day of freestyle wrestling at the 6th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Games, at the Mungyeong Indoor Gymnasium on Tuesday. MORE

U.S. Army captures 14th straight Greco-Roman title at Armed Forces Championships

By Craig Sesker USA Wrestling | March 29, 2015

U.S. Army captures 14th straight Greco-Roman title at Armed Forces Championships MORE

U.S. Army caps strong weekend by winning 14th straight freestyle title at Armed Forces Championships

By Craig Sesker USA Wrestling | March 29, 2015

U.S. Army caps strong weekend by winning 14th straight freestyle title at Armed Forces Championships MORE

Jaynes-Provisor wins first-ever women’s bout at 2015 Armed Forces Championship

By Alexandra Pernice | March 29, 2015

For the first time ever, in an event that has been put on for decades, the Armed Forces Wrestling Championship held a women’s bout Saturday during the freestyle competition. MORE

Army seeks to defend Armed Forces Championships at Fort Carson, Colo., Mar. 27-28

By Alexandra Pernice, USA Wrestling | March 26, 2015

The U.S. Army will seek to defend its team titles at the 2015 Armed Forces Wrestling Championships, which will be held at the Special Events Center at Fort Carson, Colorado, Mar. 27-28. MORE

Live Coverage of 2015 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship

By Armed Forces Sports | March 25, 2015

Courtesy of USA Wrestling and in cooperation with Fort Carson, all matches from the 2015 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship will be available live. MORE

29th CISM World Military Wrestling Championship comes to a close

By Steven Dinote | October 08, 2014

More than 200 athletes from 24 nations journeyed traveled across the globe to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey to compete in the largest military wrestling championship in the world from 1-8 October 2014. MORE

Saddoris, Anderson win Greco-Roman silver medals at CISM Military Worlds in New Jersey

By Gary Abbott | October 08, 2014

FORT DIX, N.J.– Two American Greco-Roman wrestlers won silver medals at the CISM World Military Wrestling Championships at Joint Base McGuire – Dix – Lakehurst, in New Jersey on Saturday. MORE

Arendt wins bronze Gounaridis fifth on last day of CISM Worlds

By Gary Abbott | October 08, 2014

FORT DIX, N.J. - SSgt David Arendt of the U.S. Marine Corps won a bronze medal at 130 kg on the final day of the CISM Military World Championships at Joint Base McGuire – Dix – Lakehurst, in New Jersey. MORE

Mongolia Leads after Day Two

By Denis Dujardins | October 05, 2014

The 2nd and last day of the 29th world military wrestling Championship at Fort Dix (USA) for freestyle wrestling male and female is completed with high-quality finals. All emotions are passed in the gym tonight: joy, sadness, cries, tears. MORE

Miller wins gold, Fay takes silver, Smith and Feroleto add bronzes at CISM Military Worlds

By Mr. Gary Abbott | October 05, 2014

FORT DIX, N.J. – 2008 Olympic bronze medalist SGT Randi Miller captured the gold medal at 69 kg in women’s freestyle, on of four U.S. medalists on Saturday night at the CISM Military World Championships at Joint Base McGuire – Dix – Lakehurst, in New Jersey. MORE

Mongolia Leads Medal Count After Day One with Six Medals

By Armed Forces Sports | October 04, 2014

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ -- The 2014 CISM World Military Wrestling Championship ended its first day with a successful run of champions. The 29th edition started with Men's and Women's Freestyle. MORE

Conder wins silver, Kalil and Johnson place fifth at CISM Military Worlds in New Jersey

By Gary Abbott | October 04, 2014

FORT DIX, N.J. – SGT Whitney Conder of U.S. Army finished with a 3-1 record in her five-athlete round-robin to win the silver medal at 53 kg, the top U.S. performance on the first day of the CISM World Military Championships at the Griffith Field House. MORE

29th CISM World Military Wrestling Championship is officially open

By Mr. Denis Dujardins | October 02, 2014

The gym which will host the 29th CISM World Military Wrestling Championship at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (MDL), New Jersey was well decorated for the opening ceremony for the 2014 Championship. MORE

U.S. to send strong team to CISM World Military Championships in New Jersey, Oct. 3-6

By Mr. Gary Abbott | September 29, 2014

The United States has an experienced and talented team which will compete in the CISM World Military Wrestling Championships at Joint Base McGuire – Dix – Lakehurst, in New Jersey, October 3-6. MORE

Numerous world-class athletes expected at CISM World Military Championships in New Jersey, Oct. 3-6

By Mr. Gary Abbott | September 28, 2014

The CISM World Military Wrestling Championships is traditionally a very competitive tournament featuring many of the world’s best Olympic wrestlers. This year, the event will be hosted at Joint Base McGuire – Dix – Lakehurst, in New Jersey, October 3-6. MORE

Spenser Mango named 2013 USA Wrestling Greco-Roman Wrestler of the Year

By Gary Abbott | June 19, 2014

Spenser Mango (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army WCAP) was named 2013 Greco-Roman Wrestler of the Year by USA Wrestling. It is the first time that Mango has won this prestigious award. MORE

Army Captures Seven National Titles; Takes Div. I Greco Team Crown

By Steven Dinote | April 21, 2014

Five soldiers crowned national champions at the 2014 USA Wrestling Senior Open Nationals in Las Vegas, NV 18-19 April. MORE

2014 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship

By Desiree Nelson Sports editor | March 17, 2014

The Army Wrestling Team overcame the Marine Corps’ home field advantage to win both the Greco-Roman and freestyle disciplines at the 2014 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship Tournament, hosted by Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, at the Goettge Memorial Field house, March 7 and 8. MORE

Army wins Armed Forces Championships, led by double champs Mango, Lester and Anderson

By Gary Abbott | March 11, 2014

The U.S. Army won the Armed Forces Championships team title for the 13th straight year, after winning both the Greco-Roman and freestyle tournaments, which were held March 7-8 at at MCB Camp Lejeune, NC. MORE

Army doubles gold in 2013 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship

By Senior Master Sgt. Denise Johnson | March 22, 2013

3/22/2013 - JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- The United States All-Army wrestling team dominated the 2013 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship March 16-17, 2013, here. MORE

Army wins Armed Forces Men’s Freestyle Title, Led by Five Individual Champions

By Gary Abbott | March 17, 2013

FORT DIX, N.J. - The U.S. Army went a perfect 3-0 in dual meets to claim the team title in men’s freestyle at the Armed Forces Championships on Sunday. MORE

Army beats Marines, 14-13, to win Greco-Roman title at Armed Forces Championships in Fort Dix, N.J.

By Gary Abbott | March 16, 2013

FORT DIX, N.J. – The deciding dual meet went down to the last match, before the U.S. Army edged the MORE

Air Force wrestlers train to subdue competition

By Airman Sean M. Crowe | March 07, 2013

3/7/2013 - JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- Temperatures are in the low 40s, but the training facility, located at building 5975, is warm, muggy and saturated in basic military training-reminiscent odors. The mats are drenched in sweat, thus impeding contenders' grips on their opponents. The fast-paced, electronic music playing; grunting and coach yelling make for a noisy training environment. The wrestlers have been grappling, rolling and slamming nonstop for an hour, and still have seven hours left in the training day MORE