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CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (Feb. 25, 2018) Marine Sgt. Raymond Bunker, from Villa Park, Ill., locks arms with his opponent during a match in the 2018 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship. Bunker is a member of the Armed Forces Sports program’s All-Marines wrestling team. AFS All-Service teams provide servicemembers opportunities to participate in national and international competitions including the Military World Games and the Olympics. Servicemembers can advance to the All-Service level sports by competing in unit level intramurals through their branch’s sports and fitness program. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Joe Painter)
Drive. Desire. Destiny: Promoting Goodwill on the Mat
By Petty Officer 1st Class Gulianna Dunn | Feb. 28, 2018
Most people would consider the idea of getting twisted into a human pretzel by another human being to be something worth avoiding, but there’s a group of service members who have actively sought out the opportunity. They are members of the Armed Forces Wrestling teams.

The U.S. Army team celebrates its Armed Forces freestyle title. Photo by Lt. Joe Painter, U.S. Navy
Army defeats Marines, 33-10, to claim 17th straight Armed Forces freestyle title
By Mr. Gary Abbott - USA Wrestling | Feb. 25, 2018
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – Winning eight of the 10 bouts, the U.S. Army defeated the U.S. Marine Corps, 33-10, to claim its 17th straight Armed Forces freestyle team title on Sunday.

Daniel Miller of the U.S. Marine Corps tosses Raul Veliz of U.S. Air Force on the way to a technical fall at 97 kg on Sunday. Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Gulianna Dunn of the U.S. Navy.
Finals dual between Army and Marines set up in freestyle at Armed Forces Championships at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
By Mr. Gary Abbott | Feb. 25, 2018
The top two military teams, the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force, finished the Sunday morning session with 2-0 records and will meet for the team title in freestyle at the 2018 Armed Forces Wrestling Championships.

Michael Hooker of the U.S. Army presses for a fall against Peyton Walsh of the U.S. Marines at 77 kg. Photo by LT Joe Painter, U.S. Navy
Army beats Marines, 26-11, to win 17th straight Armed Forces Greco-Roman title
By Mr. Gary Abbott - USA Wrestling | Feb. 24, 2018
Powered by six wins and a forfeit, the defending champion U.S. Army defeated host U.S. Marines Corps, 26-11, in a spirited Greco-Roman championship dual meet on Saturday afternoon at 2018 Armed Forces Wrestling Championships at Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Sgt. Trent Osnes (U.S. Marines) pins PO3 Logan Renas (U.S. Navy) in 29 seconds at 130 kg, Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Gulianna Dunn, U.S. Navy
Army, Marines are 2-0 and will battle for Greco-Roman title at Armed Forces Championships this afternoon
By Mr. Gary Abbott - USA Wrestling | Feb. 24, 2018
The first session of the 2018 Armed Forces Wrestling Championships at Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. is in the books, and the favored teams, the defending champion U.S. Army and the host U.S. Marines Corps, have gone 2-0, and will meet for the team title in the next session.

Army and Marines take first two sessions of 2017 Armed Forces Wrestling Greco-Roman Championship
Army seeks to defend titles at Armed Forces Championship
By Mr. Gary Abbott | Feb. 22, 2018
The 2018 Armed Forces Wrestling Championships are set for Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 24-25. This event features Greco-Roman and freestyle teams from four branches of the U.S. military battling for team titles, and individual medals. Traditionally, some of the nation’s best international wrestlers have been members of U.S. military wrestling programs and have competed in this event.

Ildar Hafizov, shown at the 2016 Olympic Trials, placed fifth at 59 kg at the CISM Military Worlds today.
Hafizov places fifth in Greco-Roman at CISM Military Worlds in Lithuania
By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Sept. 28, 2017
SPC Ildar Hafizov of the U.S. Army placed fifth in Greco-Roman at 59 kg/130 lbs., the top U.S. finish at the CISM World Military Wrestling Championships on Friday.

Matthew Brown of the U.S. Army, shown working an ankle lace earlier this year at the Armed Forces Championships, won a bronze medal at the CISM Military World Championships today in Lithuania. Photo by Richard Immel.
Matthew Brown wins bronze medal in men’s freestyle at CISM Military Worlds in Lithuania
By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Sept. 28, 2017
2LT Matthew Brown of the U.S. Army won a bronze medal at 74 kg/163 lbs. on the second day of the CISM World Military Wrestling Championships on Thursday.

PV2 Anastasia Lobsinger of the U.S. Army captured a bronze medal at 75 kg/165 lbs. in women’s freestyle on Saturday, the final day of the CISM World Military Championships.
Anastasia Lobsinger wins bronze on final day of CISM Military Worlds in Lithuania
By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Sept. 28, 2017
PV2 Anastasia Lobsinger of the U.S. Army captured a bronze medal at 75 kg/165 lbs. in women’s freestyle on Saturday, the final day of the CISM World Military Championships.

Ryan Mango, shown at the Pan American Championships, earned a silver medal at the CISM Military World Wrestling Championships in Klaipeda, Lithuania
Ryan Mango named USA Wrestling Athlete of the Week
By Richard Immel, USA Wrestling | Sept. 28, 2017
SGT Ryan Mango (Colorado Springs, Colo./U.S. Army WCAP) has been selected as TheMat.com Athlete of the Week on September 26, 2017.

Ryan Mango, shown at the Pan American Championships, earned a silver medal at the CISM Military World Wrestling Championships in Klaipeda, Lithuania
Mango wins freestyle silver medal on first day of CISM Military Worlds in Lithuania
By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Sept. 20, 2017
Sgt. Ryan Mango of the U.S. Army won a silver medal at 61 kg/134 lbs. in men’s freestyle on the opening day of the CISM Military World Wrestling Championships on Wednesday.

Army 2nd lt. Matthew Brown defeats Marine Sgt. John Stefanowicz in the 74kg weight class of the 2017 Armed Forces Freestyle competition of the Armed Forces Wrestling Championship at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey on 26 February.
Army beats Marines, 29-7 to win 16th straight Armed Forces freestyle title with seven individual champs
By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Feb. 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.

Matthew Brown of the U.S. Army locks up an ankle lace on Tyler Westlund of the Air Force on the way to a technical fall victory at 74 kg. Photo by Richard Immel.
Army, Marines each win two duals in first session of Armed Forces Freestyle Championships
By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Feb. 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.

Ildar Hafizov of the Army tosses Randy Duncan of the Air Force at 59 kg. Hafizov went on to win the gold medal at the Armed Forces Championships. Photo by Richard Immel.
Army beats Marines, 30-3, sweeping all gold medals to win 16th straight Armed Forces Greco-Roman title
By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Feb. 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.

Army and Marines take first two sessions of 2017 Armed Forces Wrestling Greco-Roman Championship
Army, Marines each win two duals in first session of Armed Forces Greco-Roman Championships
By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Feb. 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.

2012 Olympian Ellis Coleman aims for Armed Forces golds, with eye on 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games
By Gary Abbott | Feb. 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.

Ildar Hafizov of the U.S. Army, shown at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, is one of the stars on the Army roster for the 2017 Armed Forces Championships. Photo by John Sachs, Tech-Fall.com
Army seeks to defend titles at Armed Forces Championships at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurt, N.J., Feb. 25-26
By Gary Abbott | Feb. 22, 2017
The 2017 Armed Forces Wrestling Championships are set for Joint Base McGuire – Dix – Lakehurst, in New Jersey, Feb. 25-26.

Army Spc. Ryan Mango of Fort Carson, Colo. gets his hand raised, defeating Air Force Senior Airman Tyler Knepper of RAS Lakenheath, U.K., winning the Armed Forces gold in the 61g Freestyle competition of the 2016 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship held at Naval Base Kitsap, Wash. 20-21 February 2016.
Army wins 15th straight Armed Forces freestyle team title, led by six champions
By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Feb. 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.

Army Sgt. Caylor Williams (red) of Fort Carson, Colo throws Marine 1st lt. Daniel Miller (blue) of Camp Lejeune, N.C. on his way to Armed Forces Gold in the 98kg Greco-Roman competition of the 2016 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship, part of the #Road2IowaCity series.  The Armed Forces Greco-Roman Championship serves as a qualifying event for the USA Wrestling Olympic Trials held in Iowa City, Iowa from 8-10 April.
Army wins 15th straight Armed Forces Greco-Roman team title, led by seven champions
By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Feb. 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.

Sgt. Caylor Williams of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program throws PO2 Antonio Harris of the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion at Dover, Delaware, during Army's 29-4 victory over Navy in the opening session of the 2015 Armed Forces Wrestling Championships on Friday at the Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation Special Events Center on Fort Carson, Colorado. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps, IMCOM Public Affairs
Armed Forces Wrestling Championships set for Naval Base KITSAP in Bremerton, Wash., Feb. 20-21
By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Feb. 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.

In his first time competing at the CISM World Military Games, Greco-Roman wrestler, U.S. Army Sgt. Justin Lester won Silver in the 75 kg weight division Oct. 10, 2015, in MunGyeong, South Korea.
USA's Lester takes silver in Greco-Roman wrestling
By Gary Sheftick | Oct. 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.

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 October 7th
Terrell wins two bouts in freestyle at CISM World Games in Korea
By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Oct. 7, 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.

U.S. wrestler Cole VonOhlen wins the 65kg men’s freestyle wrestling match against Macedonian Ile Georgiev at the sixth CISM World Games in Mungyeong, Korea
VonOhlen wins opening bout, as four U.S. freestylers compete at CISM World Games in Korea
By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Oct. 6, 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.

Sgt. Caylor Williams of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program throws PO2 Antonio Harris of the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion at Dover, Delaware, during Army's 29-4 victory over Navy in the opening session of the 2015 Armed Forces Wrestling Championships on Friday at the Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation Special Events Center on Fort Carson, Colorado. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps, IMCOM Public Affairs
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

Sgt. Moza Fay (left) of the U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program pins Petty Officer 3 Ronald Latimer of the USS America at San Diego, California, in 24 seconds to help All-Army to a 35-4 victory over All-Navy in the opening freestyle session of the 2015 Armed Forces Wrestling Championships on Saturday at the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Special Events Center on Fort Carson, Colorado. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps, IMCOM Public Affairs
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

All-Army wrestler Capt. Leigh Provisor (top in red) of Fort Carson, Colorado, eventually pins All-Marine Corps Cpl. Melissa Apodaca of Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, in the inaugural women's match in the Armed Forces Wrestling Championships on Saturday at the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Special Events Center on Fort Carson. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps, IMCOM Public Affairs
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.

Two-time Olympian Army SGT Spencer Mango wins his second 2014 Armed Forces Wrestling gold medal after winning both Greco-Roman and Freestyle events.  Here, Mango defeats silver medalist Navy PO3 Sheldon Wilder 15-5 in the second period during the 57kg Freestyle competition.
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.

Armed Forces Championships Live - Day 1 Mat 1

Scheduled for Mar 27, 2015
Live stream of mat 1 of the 2015 Armed Forces Championships at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs, Colo. on March 27

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9u8C76Bs4w
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.

Lowering of the CISM Flag from the mast of the Battleship USS New Jersey during the closing ceremony of the 29th CISM World Military Wresting Championship at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey 1-8 October.
29th CISM World Military Wrestling Championship comes to a close
By Steven Dinote | Oct. 8, 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.

National Greco-Roman Coach Matt Lindland coaches Jon Anderson during the break in his 75 kg gold medal match at the CISM World Military Championships at Fort Dix, N.J.
Saddoris, Anderson win Greco-Roman silver medals at CISM Military Worlds in New Jersey
By Gary Abbott | Oct. 8, 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.

Marine Staff Sgt. David Arendt (Camp Lejeune, NC) with his bronze medal after competing in the 130 kg Greco-Roman competition at the 29th CISM World Military Wresting Championship at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey 1-8 October.
Arendt wins bronze Gounaridis fifth on last day of CISM Worlds
By Gary Abbott | Oct. 8, 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.

Mongolia wins gold: 60 kg
Gold- Tserenchimed Sukhee (Mongolia)
Silver- Xiaofang Chen (China) 
Bronze - Othella Feroleto (USA)
Mongolia Leads after Day Two
By Denis Dujardins | Oct. 5, 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.

Army Sgt. Randi Miller Strike Gold in the Women's Freestyle 69kg competition at the 29th CISM World Military Wrestling Championship at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey 1-8 October 2014
Miller wins gold, Fay takes silver, Smith and Feroleto add bronzes at CISM Military Worlds
By Mr. Gary Abbott | Oct. 5, 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.

The 2014 CISM World Military Wrestling Championship at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey on 3 October 2014.
Mongolia Leads Medal Count After Day One with Six Medals
By Armed Forces Sports | Oct. 4, 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.

Army Sgt. Whitney Condor salutes the President of CISM Wrestling, Lt Col Marko Korpela (Finland) after receiving her silver medal during the 2014 CISM World Military Wrestling Championship at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey on 3 October 2014.
Conder wins silver, Kalil and Johnson place fifth at CISM Military Worlds in New Jersey
By Gary Abbott | Oct. 4, 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.

Colonel Jorge Ribeiro (Brazil), official CISM representative, officially opens the 29th CISM World Military Wrestling Championship at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (MDL), New Jersey 1-8 October
29th CISM World Military Wrestling Championship is officially open
By Mr. Denis Dujardins | Oct. 2, 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.

The 2014 CISM World Military Championship at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey 1-8 October.
U.S. to send strong team to CISM World Military Championships in New Jersey, Oct. 3-6
By Mr. Gary Abbott | Sept. 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.

Mango (left) defeats Hodge in the 59 kg/130lbs Greco-Roman semi-finals.
Numerous world-class athletes expected at CISM World Military Championships in New Jersey, Oct. 3-6
By Mr. Gary Abbott | Sept. 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.

Mango (left) defeats Hodge in the 59 kg/130lbs Greco-Roman semi-finals.
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.

Mango (left) defeats Hodge in the 59 kg/130lbs Greco-Roman semi-finals.
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.

Two-time Olympian Army SGT Spencer Mango wins his second 2014 Armed Forces Wrestling gold medal after winning both Greco-Roman and Freestyle events.  Here, Mango defeats silver medalist Navy PO3 Sheldon Wilder 15-5 in the second period during the 57kg Freestyle competition.
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.

Two-time Olympian Army SGT Spencer Mango wins his second 2014 Armed Forces Wrestling gold medal after winning both Greco-Roman and Freestyle events.  Here, Mango defeats silver medalist Navy PO3 Sheldon Wilder 15-5 in the second period during the 57kg Freestyle competition.
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.

Army Spenser Mango straightlifts Navy Sheldon Wilder from the par tier position for 5 points in the Greco Roman 60 kg class March 16. Mango is stationed at Fort Carson, Colo. He hails from St. Louis, Mo. Wilder is assigned to the USS Iwo Jima in Norfolk, Va., and calls Durham, N.C., home. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Denise Johnson/Released)
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.

Army Spenser Mango straightlifts Navy Sheldon Wilder from the par tier position for 5 points in the Greco Roman 60 kg class March 16. Mango is stationed at Fort Carson, Colo. He hails from St. Louis, Mo. Wilder is assigned to the USS Iwo Jima in Norfolk, Va., and calls Durham, N.C., home. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. Denise Johnson/Released)
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.

SGT Nathan Engel throws PO2 Darnell Jones during the 55kg Greco-Roman Competition at the 2013 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship held at JB McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ 14-18 March.
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

Air Force wrestlers train to subdue competition
By Airman Sean M. Crowe | March 7, 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