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News | June 2, 2017

Mayport to Host CISM World Women's Military Volleyball Championship

By Armed Forces Sports Armed Forces Sports

The U.S. Armed Forces Sports program will host the 18th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Women’s Volleyball Championship at Naval Station Mayport, Florida from 4-9 June 2017.

The U.S. delegation will consist of active duty personnel from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard.  Team USA will be selected from players that compete at the 2017 Armed Forces Women’s Volleyball Championship at Naval Station Mayport, Florida 17-21 May. The U.S. team will then compete at the USA Volleyball National Championship in Minneapolis, Minnesota from 25-28 May. 

In addition to the U.S., teams from Canada, China, Germany and Netherlands are expected to participate in the 2017 CISM Championship.  

Founded in 1948, CISM’s 135-member nations makes it the largest military organization in the world and the second largest multisport organization after the International Olympic Committee.  

For more information, please visit  You can follow the U.S. Delegation throughout social media using the following hashtags:  #CISMUSA, #CISMVolleyball, #ArmedForcesSports, #CISMWVB2017