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2020 ARMED FORCES RESULTS CHANGED AFTER ATHLETE DISQUALIFIED; MUELLER QUALIFIES FOR OLYMPIC TRIALS; MARINES WIN GRECO-ROMAN TITLE
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Aug. 3, 2020 - Armed Forces Sports has notified USA Wrestling that an athlete who participated in the 2020 Armed Forces Wrestling Championships has had his results disqualified, thus changing the outcome of the competition, which was held at Naval Station Kitsap, Wash. from February 20-24.

2020 Armed Forces Sports Championships Cancellations
April 10, 2020 - As leadership continues to monitor the current COVID-19 guidance from the Department of Defense and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the Armed Forces Sports Council has made the decision to cancel all Armed Forces Sports Championships and events through September 30, 2020.  

Armed Forces Judo Identifies 2020 Tournament List
U.S. Army Capt. Anna Feygina, United States Armed Forces Military World Games team judo competitor, attempts to throw an opponent during the Conseil International du Sport Militaire Judo competion in Wuhan China, Oct. 20, 2019. The 7th MWG will feature military athletes from around the world with an estimated participation of more than 100 nations and more than 10,000 participants. (U.S. Department of Defense photo by Staff Sergeant James R. Crow)
Feb. 27, 2020 - The following events are identified in order for Judokas to compete in order to gain experience and earn qualifying points within USA Judo.  Visit the USA Judo Events page for further information of the specific events below.  These events are sanctioned events and competitors should be authorized permissive TDY/TAD with their respective command endorsement.  

Army wins first five bouts on way to 27-15 win over the Marines for 19th straight Armed Forces freestyle title
NAVAL BASE KITSAP, Wa. (Feb. 23, 2020) - 1LT Michael Hooker with the U.S. Army wrestling team competes against LCpl Ali Marciano with the U.S. Marine Corps wrestling team in the Freestyle event during the final round of the 2020 Armed Forces Sports Wrestling Championship at the Bremeton Fitness Complex. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ian Carver/RELEASED).
Feb. 25, 2020 - Defending champion Army won the first five matches of the championship finals, and went on to defeat the U.S. Marine Corps, 26-17 for its 19th straight men’s freestyle title at the Armed Forces Championships, held at Naval Base Kitsap on Sunday.

Marines end Army's streak in 24-18 win to capture Armed Forces Greco-Roman team title
Sgt. Xavier Johnson of the Marines battles SGT Ryan Mango of the Army in an intense battle at 63 kg. Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ian Carver, DOD Photo.
Feb. 22, 2020 - Due to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's (USADA) sanction of Army SGT Vladyslav Dombrovskiy, the Marine Corps has been declared the 2020 Armed Forces Greco-Roman champions.

Olympic Trials berths in Greco-Roman up for grabs at 2020 Armed Forces Championships
Hayden Tuma launches Xavier Johnson at 63 kg in the Army vs. Marines battle.  The 2019 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship held at the Soto Physical Fitness Center at Fort Bliss, Texas from 23-24 February featuring the top wrestlers in the United States from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard.  (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class J.E. Veal)
Feb. 21, 2020 - The 2020 Armed Forces Wrestling Championships are set for Naval Base Kitsap in Washington state, February 22-23 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.

Air Force athlete took her game to new heights, after rebounding from her toughest setback
U.S. Air Force Capt. Abby Hall, U.S Armed Forces Women’s Volleyball Team member, goes for a spike during the 7th Conseil International du Sport Militaire World Games in Wuhan, China Oct. 22, 2019. The U.S. team defeated Canada in five sets. (U.S. DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant)
Feb. 20, 2020 - As her T-6 jet descended lower in the November sky toward the tarmac, the disappointment hit her hard, with more force than one of her trademark volleyball spikes.

Army wins men’s cross country championship, Marine marathoner takes gold for women
Army Cpl. Anthony Rotich salutes just before crossing the finish line to win the Armed Forces Cross Country Championship, run in conjunction with the USA Track and Field senior men 10K race at Mission Bay Park, San Diego, Calif., Jan. 18, 2020. Rotich took gold for both with a time of 30:36.
Jan. 23, 2020 - SAN DIEGO – Army men swept gold though bronze in both the Armed Forces Cross Country Championship and USA Track and Field men’s 10K race, run concurrently Jan. 18 at Mission Bay Park.

SOF civil affairs soldier’s unique perspective playing golf in China
Staff Sgt. Ian Milne, a special operations civil affairs recruiter stationed at Fort Bliss, Texas, recently returned from playing golf with the U.S. Armed Forces Golf Team at the 7th International Military Sports Council Military World Games held Oct. 18-27 in Wuhan Province, China.
Dec. 6, 2019 - Staff Sgt. Ian Milne recently took his place among the world’s elite military athletes during the 7th International Military Sports Council Military World Games.

Enlisted Airman Competes for Team USA in 2019 CISM Military World Games
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Michael Yoo, 366th Maintenance Squadron avionics backshop technician, stands poolside at the fitness center Nov. 18, 2019, on Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. During the 2019 CISM Military World Games, Yoo competitively swam against the world’s best military athletes in the 100 meter free, 50 meter breast and 4x100 medley relay. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Kobialka)
Dec. 3, 2019 - He was the youngest and only enlisted member from a team of 14 service members from all branches of the Department of Defense on the U.S. swim team to compete at the 2019 CISM Military World Games.

U.S. Taekwondo Team hangs tough, falls short of medaling in China
Army Pvt. 2nd Class Juan Carlos Norzagaray-Garcia with the U.S. Armed Forces Taekwondo Team fights Iran's Mahaleh Kalaei Iman at the CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, China, Oct. 26, 2019.  (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ian Carver)
Nov. 4, 2019 - Competing in a tough field that featured some of the best taekwondo competitors in the world, the U.S. Armed Forces Taekwondo Team walked away from the Military World Games without medals.

Three USA wrestlers medal at CISM Military World Games
SSgt. Whitney Conder with the U.S. Armed Forces Wrestling Team is announced as the victor in her match against Egypt in the 50 kg. weight class at the Council of International Sports for Military games (CISM) in Wuhan, China Oct. 22, 2019. The CISM games opened Oct. 18, 2019 and close Oct. 28, 2019. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ian Carver/RELEASED)
Nov. 4, 2019 - Determination. Dexterity. Drive. These are just a few of the words that describe the United States Army and Marine Corps wrestlers who competed at the 7th CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, China.

U.S. women rebound from tough losses to take bronze at world games
Team USA defeats France to capture the bronze medal during the 7th Consil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) Military World Games in Wuhan, China.
Oct. 27, 2019 - U.S. guard Cinnamon Kava leapt into the arms of teammate Ariel Thomas moments after the U.S. women stormed back from 18 points down to stun France 85-79 in overtime.

USA nets silver in men’s basketball at World Games
U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Bryan Baptiste puts up a shot during the gold medal men’s basketball round with Lithuania in the 2019 CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, China Oct. 26, 2019. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Oct. 27, 2019 - Going into the gold-medal game, USA men’s basketball coach Micah Bonner knew the Lithuania team was “fundamentally strong” and attacked the baskets hard. They had beat host China the night before.

USA’s Coyle wins triathlon gold in China
Air Force Reserve Maj. Judith Coyle stands at attention for the U.S. national anthem after receiving the gold medal for placing first in the women's senior division of the CISM Military World Games triathlon in Wuhan, China, Oct. 27, 2019. In her left hand she holds the mascot of the games, BingBing, presented to all medalists.
Oct. 27, 2019 - In the final competition of the World Military Games in China, USA’s Judith Coyle finished the triathlon in 2:10:48 to win a gold medal Sunday in the women’s senior division and propel her mixed senior team to a silver medal.

USA runners race to 5th-place finish, set personal bests in marathon
Marathon competitors cross the start line during the 7th Conseil International du Sport Militaire World Games in Wuhan, China Oct. 27, 2019. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant)
Oct. 26, 2019 - Marine Corps Capt. Kyle King sat exhausted in the back of an oversized bus as it cruised through the downtown streets of a Chinese metropolis.

USA Men’s Basketball bounces back to championship round in China
U.S. Navy Lt. Junior Grade Grant Vermeer, U.S Armed Forces Men’s Basketball Team member, soars past a competitor for a layup during the 7th Conseil International du Sport Militaire World Games in Wuhan, China Oct. 25, 2019. The U.S. team defeated Brazil 78-61 to advance to the gold medal game against the Lithuania. (U.S. DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Vito T. Bryant)
Oct. 26, 2019 - The U.S. Armed Forces men's basketball team had begun their appearance at the CISM Military World Games with a rough loss against China, but fought back with a vengeance during their next four appearances on the court.

Army wrestler takes silver at Military World Games
Staff Sgt. Whitney Conder with the U.S. Armed Forces Wrestling Team waits for a challenge review during her match against Nada Ashour of Egypt in the 50kg.weight class at the Military World Games in Wuhan, China, Oct. 22, 2019. Conder prevailed 11-0 and earned a silver medal in the games.  (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ian Carver)
Oct. 26, 2019 - One of the Army’s fiercest competitors on the wrestling mat isn’t what you’d expect. Standing at five feet and three inches tall with long blonde hair, this Soldier took silver during the 7th CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, China.

Army athlete throwing javelin toward Tokyo Olympics
U.S. Army Spc. Avione Allgood throws the javelin for 4th place  in the CISM Military World Games track and field competition Oct. 25, 2019. She threw 52.68 meters, missing bronze by 5 centimeters.
Oct. 25, 2019 - Spc. Avione Allgood missed a medal by centimeters in China at the Military World Games and ended up finishing in fourth place Oct. 25.

USA volleyball caps Military World Games by winning two straight
Kylie Churches (15) and Abbey Hall (9) block a shot during the U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Volleyball Team match against China in the first preliminary round of the CISM 2019 Military World Games in Wuhan, China Oct. 16, 2019.  (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ian Carver/RELEASED)
Oct. 24, 2019 - Down two sets to none, the U.S. Armed Forces women’s volleyball team faced the possibility of dropping a second contest to border rival Canada during the Military World Games Oct. 22.

USA Military Men’s Soccer competes at World Games
U.S. Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Team members salute at the start of a preliminary round match with Qatar for the CISM 2019 Military World Games in Wuhan, China Oct. 16, 2019. The Council of International Sports for the Military games open Oct. 18, 2019 and close Oct. 28, 2019. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Oct. 23, 2019 - Members of the Armed Forces Sports Men’s Soccer Team took to the field against foreign militaries during the 7th CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, China.

USA women face world’s best military soccer players at World Games
U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. Meredith Reisinger, center, of the U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Soccer Team battles for a ball during a preliminary game with Germany in the 2019 CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, China Oct. 17, 2019. The Council of International Sports for the Military games open Oct. 18, 2019 and close Oct. 28, 2019. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Oct. 22, 2019 - Elite military soccer players from around the globe competed in Wuhan, China to determine the best of the best at the 2019 CISM Military World Games.

USA women golfers capture silver, men bag bronze
The U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Golf Team competes with Brazil and France for the top spot in the 2019 CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, China Oct. 22, 2019. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Oct. 22, 2019 - Linda Jeffery led the USA women to a silver team medal Tuesday by taking an individual bronze after four days of competition at Yisham Golf Club.

USA women hang tough despite loss to China, remain contenders for bronze
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Ariel Thomas, United States Armed Forces Military World Games Women’s Basketball player, shoots a basket over a Chinese defender during the Conseil International du Sport Militaire Women’s Basketball Competion in Wuhan China, Oct. 22, 2019. The 7th MWG will feature military athletes from around the world with an estimated participation of more than 100 nations and more than 10,000 participants. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant James R. Crow)
Oct. 21, 2019 - As the U.S. Armed Forces women’s basketball players began warmups in their matchup against host China Monday, a raucous crowd filed into Wuhan’s Hankou Culture and Sports Center. About 60 uniformed Chinese military sat on one end while China’s towering front line slowly made their way onto the court.

USA cyclists complete 80-mile race at Military World Games
U.S. Air Force Capt. Stefan Zavislan of the U.S. Armed Forces Men’s Cycling Team, front, races on the shores of East Lake during the men’s cycling road race of the 2019 CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, China Oct. 21, 2019. More than 100 teams are competing in 32 sports in the for the Conseil International du Sport Militaire (Council of International Military.) (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Oct. 21, 2019 - WUHAN, China -- After nearly three hours of twists and turns, members of the Armed Forces Sports Men’s Cycling team fell short of victory during the 7th CISM Military World Games individual road race.

USA women finish 8th despite crash in 50-mile cycling road race
Navy Cmdr. Kathleen Giles and Air Force Lt. Col. Melissa Tallent round the first corner in the second lap of the 50-mile cycle road race in the CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, China, Oct. 20, 2019.
Oct. 20, 2019 - WUHAN, China (Oct. 23, 2019) – A hit from behind on the final lap may have dashed the USA’s hopes for gold in women’s cycling, but bruised ribs and a cracked helmet didn’t stop Army Sgt. 1st Class Maatje Benassi from crossing the finish line.

Military World Games opens with dazzling spectacle
The U.S. Armed Forces Sports team marches during opening ceremonies for the 2019 CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, China Oct. 18, 2019. Teams from more than 100 countries will compete in dozens of sporting events through Oct. 28. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Oct. 18, 2019 - U.S. service members watched colorful pageantry Friday evening during the opening ceremony for the 7th CISM Military World Games.

CISM Kicks Off with U.S. Men’s Soccer Match in China
The U.S. Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Team salutes the flag during the National Anthem prior to  their match against Qatar in their first preliminary round of the CISM 2019 Military World Games in Wuhan, China Oct. 16, 2019. The Council of International Sports for the Military games open Oct. 18, 2019 and close Oct. 28, 2019. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ian Carver/RELEASED)
Oct. 18, 2019 - WUHAN, China (Oct. 16, 2019) – The U.S. Armed Forces Men’s Soccer team kicked off the 2019 CISM Military World Games in a match against the heavily favored team from the country of Qatar, a team that came in second place two years ago.

Small but talented Armed Forces Basketball Team to compete for Gold
Air Force Staff Sgt. Cinnamon Kava dribbles past defenders during the U.S. armed forces women's basketball team's scrimmage at Fort Indiantown Gap, Pa., Oct. 3, 2019. The team held practices in preparation for the Military World Games scheduled to take place in China, Oct. 18-28.
Oct. 9, 2019 - FORT INDIANTOWN GAP, Pa. -- During the upcoming Military World Games in Wuhan, China, the U.S. Armed Forces women's basketball players will face taller, Olympic-caliber players.

Army wins seventh-straight Armed Forces Ruby 7’s title
GLENDALE, Colo. (Aug. 24, 2019) Army and Air Force play for the 2019 Armed Forces Rugby Championship hosted by the city of Glendale, Colo. in conjunction with the 2019 Rugbytown Sevens Tournament, held from 23- 25 August.  Service members from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard battle it out for gold in this world class rugby championship. (U.S. Dept. of Defense photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Timothy Hazel/RELEASED)
Aug. 27, 2019 - In a decisive fashion, Army captured their seventh straight Armed Forces Rugby 7’s Championship with a 33-5 win over the Air Force at Infinity Park in Glendale Colorado on August 25. 

U.S. Service teams go head to head in Armed Forces 7's Competition
GLENDALE, Colo. (Aug. 24, 2019) Army and Air Force play for the 2019 Armed Forces Rugby Championship hosted by the city of Glendale, Colo. in conjunction with the 2019 Rugbytown Sevens Tournament, held from 23- 25 August.  Service members from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard battle it out for gold in this world class rugby championship. (U.S. Dept. of Defense photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Timothy Hazel/RELEASED)
Aug. 22, 2019 - The 2019 Armed Forces Rugby 7’s tournament will welcome teams from every military service in the United States Military on August 23 – 25. Held at Infinity Park for the 8th consecutive year, the tournament starts with two days of single round-robin play, followed by a championship match on August 25.

Navy duo brings home gold in Armed Forces Bowling singles challenge at Great Lakes
NAVAL STATION GREAT LAKES, Ill. (July 22, 2019) Air Force women’s bowling team, from left to right, Lt. Col. Danielle H. Crowder, Master Sgt. Lisa S. Yanez, Tech Sgt. Kathleen M. Hastings, and Maj. Virginia L. Aguilar, at Armed Forces Bowling Championship held on Naval Station Great Lakes, July 22. The Armed Forces Bowling Championship is underway from July 18 to July 24, and features a two-day elimination round and a three-day championship series that began with 50 of the military’s top-ranked bowlers pitted in Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles, and Team-based competition.
Aug. 2, 2019 - Two U.S. Navy bowlers withstood last minute Army challengers to clinch the single men’s and women’s gold at the Armed Forces Bowling Championship hosted at Naval Station Great Lakes, on Monday, July 22.

Armed Forces Sports Concludes Inaugural Women’s Rugby Tournament with Army Taking Gold
WILMINGTON, N.C. (June 6, 2019) -- Navy faces off against Marine Corps on day two of the inaugural Armed Forces Women's Rugby Championship held in Wilmington, N.C. July 5-7, 2019. This historic event features the best female rugby players from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard, who will compete for the title of the first ever Women's Rugby Champs (U.S. Dept. of Defense photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Patrick Gordon/RELEASED)
July 11, 2019 - Armed Forces Sports (AFS) wrapped up its first ever Women’s Rugby Championship June 7 in Wilmington North Carolina. The historic event was capped by an awards ceremony that saw Army take the gold going undefeated in the tournament, followed closely by the Marines who earned silver with three wins and one loss.

Field to Pitch - Marine Takes On Two Sports for Armed Forces
WILMINGTON, N.C. (June 6, 2019) -- Capt. Kate Herren carries the ball down the pitch during the Marine Corps-Coast Guard rugby match on day two of the inaugural Armed Forces Women's Rugby Championship held in Wilmington, N.C. July 5-7, 2019. This historic event features the best female rugby players from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard, who will compete for the title of the first ever Women's Rugby Champs (U.S. Dept. of Defense photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Patrick Gordon/RELEASED)
July 10, 2019 - Captain Kate Herren strikes the imposing model of a Marine – lean, energetic, and a look of determination in her eyes as she faces her opponents. Advancing up the field with her fellow Marines, she and her team seem unstoppable; taking blow after blow they move forward, getting knocked down but never staying down, all with the goal of victory foremost in mind.

Armed Forces Sports Kicks Off Inaugural Women’s Rugby Championship in Wilmington
WILMINGTON, N.C. (June 5, 2019) Day one of the Inaugural Armed Forces Women's Rugby Championship held in Wilmington, N.C. from July 5-7, 2019.  This historic event features the best female Rugby players from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard, who will compete for the title of the first ever Women's Rugby Champs.  (U.S. Dept. of Defense photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Patrick Gordon/Released)
July 6, 2019 - On a balmy summer’s afternoon in the heart of residential Wilmington, North Carolina, history was made when women of all five U.S. armed service branches faced off in the first Armed Forces Women’s Rugby Championship on the pitch of the Cape Fear Rugby Football Club July 5.

For the Love of the Game
Air Force 2nd lt. Charmaine Clark of Robbins AFB, Ga. is presented All-Tournament Team honors by Navy Capt. David Yoder, Commander of Naval Station Mayport, Fla. Elite U.S. military basketball players from around the world compete for dominance at Naval Station Mayport during the 2019 Armed Forces Men's and Women's Basketball Championship. Army, Marine Corps, Navy (with Coast Guard) and Air Force teams square off at the annual event which features double round-robin action, followed by championship and consolation games to crown the best players in the military. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Gulianna Dunn/RELEASED)
June 10, 2019 - Another balmy week in Florida means that a lot of people are finding ways to cool down, but there is a group of service members heating up the area surrounding Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, Florida. Standing just outside of the base gymnasium, the atmosphere has grown tense as the desire to win pulsates through every, single player of the Armed Forces Basketball men’s and women’s teams. 

Mayport Opens 2019 Armed Forces Basketball Championship
Navy Lt.j.g. Grant Vemeer, from Mountain View, Cali., performs a jump shot to score during a game against the U.S. Marine Corps basketball team. Elite U.S. military basketball players from around the world compete for dominance at Naval Station Mayport during the 2019 Armed Forces Men's and Women's Basketball Championship. Army, Marine Corps, Navy (with Coast Guard) and Air Force teams square off at the annual event which features double round-robin action, followed by championship and consolation games to crown the best players in the military. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Gulianna Dunn/RELEASED). 190602-N-RE636-0372.JPG
June 4, 2019 - What happens to a hoop dream deferred? Does it dry it up like a raisin in the sun? In this case, it finds a new approach by ascending the basketball ranks from unit intramural, varsity and then Armed Forces Basketball.

Air Force Men and Army Women dominate 2019 Armed Forces Golf
Air Force Capt Kyle Westmoreland, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo. wins gold as top golfers from around the military compete for gold during the 2019 Armed Forces Golf Championship held at the Falcon Dunes Golf Course at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona from May 15-18.
May 20, 2019 - In a shear display of dominance, Air Force men seized the top five positions as Army women won with a 54-stroke lead during the 2019 Armed Forces Golf Championship held at the Falcon Dunes Golf Course at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona from May 15-18. 

Luke Air Force Base opens 2019 Armed Forces Golf Championship
Top golfers from around the Armed Forces converged at the Falcon Dunes Golf Course aboard Luke Air Force Base, Arizona for the 2019 Armed Forces Golf Championship from May 15-18.
May 16, 2019 - Top golfers from around the Armed Forces converged at the Falcon Dunes Golf Course aboard Luke Air Force Base, Arizona for the 2019 Armed Forces Golf Championship from May 15-18. 

Qualifying Standards for CISM Military World Games
Sgt. Elizabeth Wasil carries the U.S. flag into the opening ceremony of the CISM World Games in Mungyeong, South Korea, Oct. 2, 2015. About 165 athletes and coaches follow behind her.
April 26, 2019 - The application period continues for the upcoming Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) Military World Games hosted in Wuhan, China from October 18-28, 2019.

ARMY ENDS AIR FORCE REIGN OVER AFS MEN’S SOCCER TOURNAMENT
NAVAL STATION EVERETT, Wash.  (April 20, 2019) Army wins the 2019 Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship held at Naval Station Everett, Wash. from 14-20 April, featuring Service members from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy (including Coast Guard) and Air Force. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Ian Carver/Released)
April 23, 2019 - In the final minute of the Armed Forces Sports (AFS) Men’s Soccer Championship match Army scored the go-ahead goal to end Air Force’s two-year reign of the tournament by a score of 2-1.

Air Force Men and Women soar past competition to win 2019 Volleyball Gold
FORT BRAGG, N.C. –  Airman 1st Class Tyson Wilcock of Travel AFB, Calif. gets air as he pushes the ball over Army's block. Elite U.S. military volleyball players from around the world compete for dominance at Fort Bragg's Ritz Epps Physical Fitness Center March 6-8, 2019 to determine the best of the best at the 2019 Armed Forces Volleyball Championship. Army, Navy (with Coast Guard) and Air Force teams squared off at the annual AFVC through three days of round-robin competition, to eventually crown the best men and women volleyball players in the military. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class John Benson (Released)
March 8, 2019 - Air Force Men and Women dominate the competition to bring home the gold during the 2019 Armed Forces Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Championship at the Ritz-Epps Physical Fitness Center here at Fort Bragg, N.C. March 6-8.

Air Force Men and Women go undefeated in round one of Armed Forces Volleyball Championship
FORT BRAGG, N.C. –  Air Force 1st Lt. Kekaiku'imauloa Nu'uhiwa of Los Angeles AFB, Calif. executes a set during their competition versus Navy.  Elite U.S. military volleyball players from around the world compete for dominance at Fort Bragg's Ritz Epps Physical Fitness Center March 6-8, 2019 to determine the best of the best at the 2019 Armed Forces Volleyball Championship. Army, Navy (with Coast Guard) and Air Force teams squared off at the annual AFVC through three days of round-robin competition, to eventually crown the best men and women volleyball players in the military. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class John Benson (Released)
March 7, 2019 - Looking for their fourth and third straight titles respectively, the Air Force Men and Women’s Volleyball team went undefeated during the opening round of the 2019 Armed Forces Volleyball Championship at Fort Bragg’s Ritz Epps Physical Fitness Center in North Carolina.

U.S. Army carries on tradition of brotherhood in 18th-straight win at Armed Forces Championship
18. That is how many consecutive times U.S. Army has defeated the U.S. Marine Corps in the Armed Forces Championships. (Navy Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class JE Veal)
Feb. 27, 2019 - 18. That is how many consecutive times U.S. Army has defeated the U.S. Marine Corps in the Armed Forces Championships.

Army takes down the Marines with a clutch effort, 33-9, to win 18th straight Armed Forces freestyle title.
SPC Leslie Fuenffinger of the Army scores a powerful takedown of 1stLt Colton Rasche of Marines at 60 kg.  2019 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship held at the Soto Physical Fitness Center at Fort Bliss, Texas from 23-24 February featuring the top wrestlers in the United States from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard.  (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class J.E. Veal)
Feb. 24, 2019 - Now that the U.S. Army has extended its winning streak at the Armed Forces Championships to 18 straight years with their freestyle title on Sunday, you might think that this has become routine and maybe even taken for granted. That, however, is not even close to the truth.

Army starts out strong to beat the Marines, 32-10 to claim 18th straight Armed Forces Greco-Roman title
Hayden Tuma launches Xavier Johnson at 63 kg in the Army vs. Marines battle.  The 2019 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship held at the Soto Physical Fitness Center at Fort Bliss, Texas from 23-24 February featuring the top wrestlers in the United States from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard.  (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class J.E. Veal)
Feb. 23, 2019 - As expected, the U.S. Army and the U.S. Marine Corps earned the right to battle for the Greco-Roman team title at the Armed Forces Championships. Both teams had won every single match of their first two dual meets, setting up a showdown for the title.

Armed Forces Sports conducts 300th Inter-Service Council Meeting
Endurance and perseverance are both characteristics of outstanding athletes. On Jan. 18, 2019, Armed Forces Sports – the program that serves between 800-1000 U.S. military athletes annually – showed its endurance and perseverance as an organization by conducting its 300th council meeting. Pictured from left to right: (Back Row) Mr. Jim Medley (USMC Sports); Mr. James Senn (Navy Sports); Mr. Steven Dinote (Armed Forces Sports Coucil Secretariat); Ms. Kristen McManus (OSD); (Seated) Mr. Kenneth Hedgecock (USMC Sports); Mr. Edward Cannon (SES) (Council Chairman); Col Caryn Kirkpatrick (USAF Representative).  Not pictured, but attending via teleconference:  (Mr. Paul Burk (SES) - Army; Mr. Darrell Manuel (Army Sports); Mr. John Patten (Army BRD); Mr. Steven Rosso (Legal Advisor); Mr. Steve Brown (USAF Sports); CW)3 Mark Durning (USCG Sports)
Feb. 15, 2019 - WASHINGTON NAVY YARD – Endurance and perseverance are both characteristics of outstanding athletes. On Jan. 18, 2019, Armed Forces Sports – the program that serves between 800-1000 U.S. military athletes annually – showed its endurance and perseverance as an organization by conducting its 300th council meeting.

Bor brothers lead Army to Cross Country championship
From left, Army Sgt. Hillary Bor, Army Sgt. Leonard Korir, and Army Sgt. Emmanuel Bor stand on an awards stage with their medals after placing the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th in the USA Track and Field Cross Country Championship in Tallahassee, Fl. Feb. 2, 2019. The sergeants finished 1st, 2nd, and 3rd  in the 2019 Armed Forces Cross Country Championship which ran simultaneously with the USATF event. DoD photo by EJ Hersom
Feb. 4, 2019 - Sgt. Emmanuel Bor led the Army men’s team to gold in the Armed Forces Cross Country Championship Feb. 2 and said he was motivated by running with his younger brother and Olympian, Staff Sgt. Hillary Bor, who finished third.

SHAPE IBT teams build camaraderie through a shared passion for playing sports
U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Derick Sumpter, a player from the U.S. team, shoots during the first day of the SHAPE International Basketball Tournament Nov. 26, 2018, at SHAPE, Belgium. (Photo Credit: Christophe Morel)
Dec. 3, 2018 - During the last week of November, SHAPE was the place to be for basketball fans. From Nov. 26 to Dec. 1, 15 teams, comprised of active-duty military members of NATO nations, competed to win the 53rd Annual SHAPE International Basketball Tournament, or SHAPE IBT.

Five things you should know about the 53rd SHAPE International Basketball Tournament
United States Armed Forces Basketball Team member Derell Henderson shoots over Belgian Team’s defense in the first game of the 2018 SHAPE International Basketball Tournament, Belgium, November 26, 2018. The annual event brings together teams from around the world for friendly competition and partnership at a prominent NATO installation.(U.S. Air Force photo by Broadcast Journalist Senior Airman Hannah Malone) — at Shape Sports & Fitness Centre.
Nov. 29, 2018 - From Nov. 26 to Dec. 1, 15 teams will compete to win the 53rd annual SHAPE International Basketball Tournament. Here are five things to know about the event.

Navy men, Air Force women earn gold in Armed Forces marathon competition
The 2018 Armed Forces Marathon Championship held in conjunction with the 43rd Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. on October 28, featuring service members from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard.
Oct. 29, 2018 - Navy lieutenant Patrick Hearn and Army first lieutenant Lindsay Gabow finished today’s 43rd running of the Marine Corps Marathon as the top male and female Armed Forces team runners, respectively.

Marine Corps Dominate for Gold at 2018 Armed Forces Softball Championship
PENSACOLA, Fla. - Marines celebrate their first gold medal victory since 2000 as elite military softball players from around the Department of Defense compete to crown this year's best during the 2018 Men's Armed Forces Softball Championship held at NAS Pensacola, Fla. from September 18-22.  Teams from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and athletes from the Coast Guard competing with the Navy compete in a three-day tournament to determine the champion.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jerine Lee/Released)
Sept. 25, 2018 - There wasn’t a dry eye in the wave of emotions as the Men’s Marine Corps Softball team shocked the world winning gold in 18 years at the Armed Forces Men’s Softball Championship held here at Barrancas Ball Fields, Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., Aug. 20-22.

USA Women win back-to-back golf golds; Men capture CISM Silver
US Women win back-to-back gold medals in the 2018 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Golf Championship hosted by the German Armed Forces in Warendorf, Germany August 26 to September 2.  Military golfers from around the world compete for gold.
Sept. 7, 2018 - On top of the podium once again, the U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Golf team dominated the competition for their second straight gold with the U.S. men registering a solid performance to earn silver behind team Germany at the 12th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Golf Championship at the Münster Tinnen Golf Club in Münster, Germany from August 26 to September 2.

Hospital Corpsman finds Home in Rugby
GLENDALE, Colo. – Navy Hospital Corpsman Cyprian Shimenga of Portsmouth, Va. stands if front of the pitch at 2018 Armed Forces Rugby Sevens Championship at Infinity Park, home of Rugbytown USA (Glendale, Colo.), Aug. 24-26, 2018. All Five Service branches are represented individually to compete in the 7th annual head-to-head competition. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Tyler Caswell (Released).
Aug. 29, 2018 - Hospital Corpsman Cyprian Shimenga of NMC Portsmouth, Va. has played rugby since he was a teenager, from growing up in Kenya, to graduating from West Virginia University. Rugby is still constant in his life as he represents the U.S. Navy on the All Navy Rugby Team.

U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Softball Team Capture second straight silver at USA Nationals
The U.S. Armed Forces Women's Softball Team competes in the 2018 USA Softball National Women's Open Slow Pitch Championship at WVO Softball Complex in Portland, Ore. from August 24-26.  (Photo by Mr. Michael Richardson, Head Coach - Released)
Aug. 28, 2018 - The U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Softball Team reached the finals once again and earned silver at the 2018 USA Softball National Women’s Open Championship at the WVO Softball Complex in Portland, Ore. on August 26.

All-Army teams win gold in Armed Forces Beach Volleyball
l-Army men's No. 1 team player Staff Sgt. Lewis Dennis of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., drops a shot on All-Army men's No. 2 player Spc. Ramon Diaz of Fort Drum, N.Y., as Army Reserve Sgt. Joe Rossetter of Columbus, Ohio, watches at the 2013 Armed Forces Beach Volleyball Championships on May 4 at the Wasatch Beach Volleyball Complex in Murray, Utah. Dennis and Rossetter won the men's gold medal.
May 7, 2013 - MURRAY, Utah (May 7, 2013) -- The All-Army men's and women's teams won gold medals at the 2013 Armed Forces Beach Volleyball Championships, May 3-5, at the Wasatch Beach Volleyball Complex.

Six soldiers help Team USA win basketball bronze at Military World Games
U.S. Armed Forces Basketball Team Competes at the Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) Military World Games Basketball Championship in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, earning bronze on July 24, 2011.
July 25, 2011 - Air Force Capt. Matthew McCraw scored 34 points and Army 2nd Lt. Paul Nelson added 23 to lead Team USA to an 84-83 victory over South Korea for the bronze medal in men’s basketball at the 5th Counseil International du Sport Militaire Military World Games on July 24.