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

CISM Sports closes out largest Women’s World Football Championship in its history
FORT BLISS, Texas -Team Brazil celebrates after defeating South Korea 3-2 to win the gold medal of the 2018 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Women's Football Championship, July 3, 2018. Elite military soccer players from around the world squared off during the tournament to determine who were the best women soccer players among the international militaries participating. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Hurd/Released)
July 5, 2018 - The 11th Annual Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Women’s Football Championship came to a close Tuesday evening, July 3, with Brazil taking home its fifth title by beating South Korea in a back and forth barn burner at Stout Field.

Finals and Bronze medal matches are set
Brazil's Sgt. Pamela Vasconcelos (#9)scores her sixth and tournament leading goal against Brazil in their final match of Group Phase. Elite military soccer players from around the world compete for dominance at Fort Bliss' Stout Field June 22 - July 3, 2018 to determine the best of the best at the 2018 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Women's Football Championship. International military teams squared off to eventually crown the best women soccer players among the international militaries participating. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Hurd/Released)
July 2, 2018 - After ten days of intense soccer, scorching heat, high winds and international camaraderie, the final day of competition with feature the top four nations to compete for the right to earn a medal at the 2018 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women’s Military Football Championship here at Stout Field at Fort Bliss, Texas.

China and Brazil lead in Group Phase
FORT BLISS, Texas - Netherlands goalkeeper Cpl. Petra Dugardein plays the ball at Fort Bliss' Stout Field June 28 at the 2018 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Women's Football Championship. International military teams squared off to eventually crown the best women soccer players among the international  militaries participating. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Camille Miller (Released)
June 30, 2018 - China remained undefeated after defeating Canada 6-0 and Brazil soared past Bahrain with a 9-0 victory as action continues in the Conseil International du Sport Miltiaire (CISM) 11th World Women’s Military Football Championship at the Fort Bliss Stout Field here in El Paso, Texas.

USA claims first victory; China tops Netherlands in Group A
U.S. Armed Forces Women's Soccer Team gets ready for action against Canada as elite military soccer players from around the world compete for dominance at Fort Bliss’ Stout Field June 22 - July 3, 2018 to determine the best of the best at the 2018 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Women’s Football Championship. International military teams squared off to eventually crown the best women soccer players among the international militaries participating. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialists Second Class Jymyaka Braden (Released).
June 28, 2018 - The United States defeated their northern rivals from Canada 1-0 as Group A action continues in the Conseil International du Sport Miltiaire (CISM) 11th World Women’s Military Football Championship at the Fort Bliss Stout Field here in El Paso, Texas.

Brazil top defending champs France in 3-0 stunning defeat
Team Brazil as they get ready for action in the 2018 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women's Football Championship on 25 June at Fort Bliss, Texas.  (Photo by PO2 Jymyaka Braden, Released)
June 26, 2018 - Riding high after a 6-0 defeat against Germany, France looked to keep their momentum in hopes to defend their title against Brazil in Group B action of the 11th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women’s Military Football Championship here at Stout Field at Fort Bliss, Texas on June 25.