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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)
CISM Sports closes out largest Women’s World Football Championship in its history
By Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Hurd | 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.

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)
Finals and Bronze medal matches are set
By Armed Forces Sports | 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.

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)
China and Brazil lead in Group Phase
By Armed Forces Sports | 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.

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).
USA claims first victory; China tops Netherlands in Group A
By U.S. Armed Forces Sports | 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.

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)
Brazil top defending champs France in 3-0 stunning defeat
By Armed Forces Sports | 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.

FORT BLISS, Texas. –  U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. AJ Cibulsky battles China's Cadet Lyu Yuting for possession of the ball at the 2018 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Women’s Football Championship at Fort Bliss’ Stout Field June 24. 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)
South Korea and China earn 3-0 victories as Group A continues
By U.S. Armed Forces Sports | June 26, 2018
China debuted in their first Women’s Military Football Championship with a 3-0 victory over the United States. South Korea continued to go undefeated, beating Canada in a 3-0 as action continued in Group A of the 11th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women’s Military Football Championship ended at Stout Field at Fort Bliss, Texas on June 24.

FORT BLISS, Texas. –  Elite women from France and Germany compete in the El Paso heat at Fort Bliss June 23, 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)
France dominates Germany in opening match of Group B
By Armed Forces Sports | June 25, 2018
Looking to defend their title, France opened up to a 6-0 victory over Germany led by Solene Barbance’s back-to-back goals.

FORT BLISS, Texas. –  The USA team's  Lt. Junior Grade Kahra Kelty, United States Navy, competes with top military athletes at the 2018 CISM World Military Women’s Football Championship. International military teams squared off at Fort Bliss’ Stout Field June 22 - July 3, 2018 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).
Korea opens tournament with win; Canada and Netherlands fight to a draw
By U.S. Armed Forces Sports | June 24, 2018
Group A competition kicked off with host nation United States facing South Korea in a hard fought match, ending with a South Korean 1-0 victory. Canada and Netherlands finished the match with a scoreless draw as the opening day of the 11th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women’s Military Football Championship ended at Stout Field at Fort Bliss, Texas on June 22.

Fort Bliss, Texas. - Elite military soccer players from around the world participate in the opening ceremonies at Fort Bliss June 21 ahead of the 2018 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Women's Football Championship. International military teams are here to crown the bst women soccer players among the nine militaries participating. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Camille Miller (Released).
Top World Military Athletes Arrive at Fort Bliss for Soccer Championship
By Lt. Cmdr. Chad Murphy | June 22, 2018
Elite military soccer players from around the world will compete here over the next 11 days to determine the best of the best at the 2018 CISM World Military Women’s Football Championship.

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (June 3, 2018) Gunnery Sgt. Alberto Boy of Camp Pendleton, Calif. competes for the first time at the Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship. The 2018 championship is held at Fort Bragg, N.C. from 2-10 June, and features service members from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force. (U.S. Navy Photo by Lt. Dana Ayers/Released)
From the Battlefield to the Soccer Field: Marine Infantryman's Dream Comes True
By Lt. Dana Ayers | June 11, 2018
Team Captain for the All-Marine Corps Men's soccer team Gunnery Sgt. Alberto Boy, from Elmwood Park, Ill., has been playing soccer since he was three years old. While his passion turned to serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, his love for soccer remained. Boy said he has wanted to play for the All-Marine team since 2010 but was not able to due to serving six overseas deployments, including three tours in Iraq and one in Afghanistan.

FORT BRAGG, N.C. – Air Force Capt. Eric Wilson, stationed at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., leads an offensive attack against Navy defense during the 2018 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship. The championship was held at Fort Bragg, N.C. from 2-10 June, and featured Service members from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy (including Coast Guard) and Air Force. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Benson/Released)
Air Force wins 2018 Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship for Second Time in a Row
By Lt. Dana Ayers | June 11, 2018
After winning all three regular tournament matches, the Air Force men’s soccer team defeated Navy in the championship match 5-2 to take their second straight title winning the 2018 Armed Forces Soccer Championship at Fort Bragg, N.C.

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (June 5, 2018) Goalies Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonothan Mayo of Little Creek, Va. and Army Sgt. Hector Zapata of Plano, Texas fist bump before their match during day two of the 2018 Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship held at Fort Bragg, N.C. from 2-10 June, featuring Service members from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy (including Coast Guard) and Air Force. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Dana Ayers/Released)
Air Force, Navy win to advance to Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship Match
By Armed Forces Sports | June 7, 2018
Air Force and Navy solidified their spot in the championship match after wins in round two of the 2018 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship held at Hedrick Stadium on Fort Bragg, N.C. on June 5.

Air Force Senior Airman Jose Guillan (blue) shoots for the final goal of the game as Air Force defeats Army 3-0 win in match six of the 2016 Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship hosted at Fort Benning, Ga from 6-14 May 2016.  Air Force advances to the Championship Match versus Navy.
Fort Bragg to host the 2018 Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship
By LT Dana Ayers | June 1, 2018
Fort Bragg will host the 2018 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship here June 2-10. This event will feature teams from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force along with athletes from the Coast Guard competing on the Navy team.

USA versus Ireland in the final match of pool play.
USA and Ireland wrap up pool play
By Armed Forces Sports | Feb. 1, 2017
Ireland defeated the U.S. Armed Forces Men’s Soccer 6-1 team during the final match of the 2017 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Football Cup pool play at the Sultan Qaboos Stadium on January 21 in in Muscat, Oman.

USA vs Mali at the 2017 CISM World Football Cup in Muscat, Oman 13-29 January.
Mali defeats USA 4-0
By Armed Forces Sports | Jan. 19, 2017
Mali defeated the U.S. Armed Forces Men’s Soccer 4-0 team during the 2017 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Football Cup pool play at the Seeb Stadium on January 19 in in Muscat, Oman.

Photos from the 2017 CISM World Football Cup in Muscat, Oman 13-29 January 2017
Qatar tops USA 5-1
By Armed Forces Sports | Jan. 19, 2017
Qatar defeated the U.S. Armed Forces Men’s Soccer 5-1 team during their first match-up of the 2017 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Football Cup pool play at the Royal Oman Police Stadium on January 17 in in Muscat, Oman.

The 2017 U.S. Armed Forces Men's Soccer Team as they prepare to depart from Joint Base San Antonio, Texas to Muscat, Oman for the CISM World Military Football Cup.
U.S. to compete in CISM World Military Football Cup
By Armed Forces Sports | Jan. 17, 2017
Players from all five Service branches assembled from around the world to earn a spot on the 2017 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer team and a shot to represent the United States at the 2017 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Football Cup in Muscat, Oman.

Army 2nd lt. Harley Spier of Fort Wainwright Alaska scored the go ahead goal after a 2-2 tie against Team Canada.  USA won the match 4-3 in overtime.  Spier scored two goals against Brazil the match before. France hosted the 2016 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Football Cup in Rennes, France from 24 May to 5 June.  USA finished 7th overall as host nation France won the Cup.
USA victorious over Canada in CISM Football Cup
By Armed Forces Sports | June 10, 2016
The U.S. Armed Forces women’s team found their rhythm is spectacular fashion on Saturday at Albert Chenard Stadium and defeated their friendly regional rivals Canada 4-3 in overtime.

Team USA faces Germany in their opening match of the 2016 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women's Football Cup in Rennes, France 24 May to 6 June.
USA falls in opening match vs Germany
By Armed Forces Sports | May 27, 2016
The United States Armed Forces Women’s Soccer team competed in their first match against Germany, losing 2-0 on the first day of competition of the 2016 Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women’s Military Football Cup in Rennes, France.

Fort Benning, Ga. - Air Force presents their gold medals after winning the championship match of the 2016 Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship hosted at Fort Benning, Ga from 6-14 May 2016.  Air Force would win the Championship 3-2, with Navy taking silver.
Air Force Capture 2016 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Gold
By Mr. Steven Dinote | May 14, 2016
Air Force prevailed in their rematch against Navy 3-2 Friday afternoon to capture the 2016 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship after a week’s long tournament at Fort Benning, Ga.

2nd lt. Taylor Moore (center in goal) boots in the first goal of the game lifting Air Force over Army for the 3-0 win in match six of the 2016 Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship hosted at Fort Benning, Ga from 6-14 May 2016.  Air Force advances to the Championship Match versus Navy.
Air Force score three to advance to Championship Match
By Armed Forces Sports | May 12, 2016
Air Force dominated play over Army to win match six 3-0 of the 2016 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship held at Fort Benning, Ga. on 11 May.

Ensign Gabe Merla (center yellow) scored the opening goal of the match lifting Navy over the Marines 2-1 to win match five of the 2016 Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship hosted at Fort Benning, Ga from 6-14 May 2016.  Navy advances to the Championship Match versus Air Force.
Late Navy goal to advance to finals
By Armed Forces Sports | May 12, 2016
Navy scores late to quell the Marine Corps’ comeback to win match five 2-1 of the 2016 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship held at Fort Benning, Ga. on 11 May.

Marine Cpl. Adrian Brown (Left-Red) hits the go-ahead goal against Army to defeat them 1-0 in Match Four of the Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship at Fort Benning, Ga, 6-14 May 2016.
Marines take Army 1-0 in match four of Armed Forces Championship
By Armed Forces Sports | May 10, 2016
Marine Cpl. Adrian Brown pounds in a rebound during the 33rd minute, dropping Army 1-0 to win match four of the 2016 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship held at Fort Benning, Ga. on 9 May.

The Navy defends the final barrage of shots to defeat Air Force 1-0 in the 2016 Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship at Fort Benning, Ga. The 2016 Championship is held from 6 to 14 May featuring teams from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force.  Coast Guard personnel are competing on the Navy team.
Navy grounds Air Force 1-0 in match three of Armed Forces Championship
By Armed Forces Sports | May 10, 2016
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class scores in the 17th minute, topping Air Force 1-0 to win match three of the 2016 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship held at Fort Benning, Ga. on 9 May.

Army Sgt. Joseph Karslo (left) moves past Navy's Petty Officer 2nd Class Kyle Baker (#7).  Army defeated Navy 2-0 in Match Two of the Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship at Fort Benning, Ga, 6-14 May 2016.
Army sinks Navy in match two of Armed Forces Championship
By Armed Forces Sports | May 10, 2016
Army scores two goals over Navy to win their opening match 2-0 of the 2016 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship held at Fort Benning, Ga. on 7 May.

Air Force Midfielder Airman 1st Class Christopher Grant with the ball.  Grant scored two goals as Air Force defeated Marine Corps 5-0 in Match One of the Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship at Fort Benning, Ga, 6-14 May 2016.
Air Force dominates Marine Corps in opening match
By Armed Forces Sports | May 10, 2016
Airman 1st Class Christopher Grant scores two goals as Air Force smash the Marine Corps 5-0 to open the 2016 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship held at Fort Benning, Ga. on 7 May.

#19 Leah M. Bratt #1 Michelle L. Moeller #11 USA Soccer team member Jennifer M. Grijalva, No. 11, moves forward with the ball during the game against South Korea in Gimcheon, Oct. 5. Teammates Leah Bratt (19) and Michelle Muller (1) follow while Lee, Young Ju (27) of the ROK team marks the play.
USA Women's Soccer vs. Korea
By Pfc. Tim Shim, USAG Daegu Public Affairs | Oct. 5, 2015
Team USA’s Women’s Soccer team met their Republic of Korea counterparts in a Preliminary Round Group A at Gimcheon Sports Complex here today.

United States Men’s Soccer Team pose for pictures with the Vietnamese Athletes during the 2015 6th CISM World Games, Athlete Village Opening Ceremony. The CISM World Games provides the opportunity for the athletes of over 100 different nations to come together and enjoy friendship through sport. The sixth annual CISM World Games are being held aboard Mungyeong, South Korea., Sept. 30 - Oct. 11.  (Photo by Sgt. Ashley N. Cano)
U.S. troops stand beside Vietnamese Soldiers at World Games
By Gary Sheftick | Sept. 29, 2015
MUNGYEONG, South Korea - Vietnamese troops stood side by side today with U.S. service members at the opening ceremony of Mungyeong Athlete's Village as delegations began arriving here for the Military World Games.

Alyson Gleason lunges in an attempt to stop a goal by Kate Herren during women's Armed Forces soccer camp last week at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. Gleason is headed to compete for the USA at the Military World Games in Korea next week. (Photo by Kevin Davalos)
US vs Korea soccer to kick off Military World Games
By Gary Sheftick | Sept. 28, 2015
WASHINGTON -- One of the most anticipated matchups of the Military World Games will take place even before the 7,000 athletes from more than 100 nations march into the opening ceremonies, Oct. 2 in Mungyeong, South Korea.

Army captures Armed Forces Soccer Gold held at MCAS Miramar, Calif. 12-21 May 2015.
Army wins Armed Forces Soccer Championship
By Gary Sheftick | May 26, 2015
WASHINGTON (Army News Service, May 21, 2015) -- All-Army beat Air Force 1-0 Wednesday afternoon to capture the Armed Forces Soccer Championship after a week of competition at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California.

The military Team USA meets with some of the Los Angeles Galaxy coaches and players after observing one of their practices at the Stub Hub Stadium in Los Angeles June 25. The military Team USA is made up of Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines from all over the world. Team USA is scheduled to play in the 1st Annual Military World Cup held in Baku, Azerbaijan. The LA Galaxy invited Team USA to watch and learn from their practice time.
Team USA Armed Forces trials
By Lance Cpl. Orrin G. Farmer | June 28, 2013
The Armed Forces USA Soccer team has been holding trials since June 6 to choose their 18-man squad that will travel to Baku, Azerbaijan to compete in the Military World Cup.

Cpl. Bryant Haskinjames, a foward for the Marine Corps team, fights off a defender as he dribbles toward during the 2012 Armed Force Men's Soccer Tournament at the 11 Area Parade Deck, Sept. 26. The Air Force team defeated the Marine Corps team 2-1, handing the Marines their first loss of the tournament.
Pendleton to Host Armed Forces Soccer trials for World Football Trophy
By Linda McIntosh | June 12, 2013
CAMP PENDLETON — The base is set to host soccer trials June 8-28 for the Conseil International du