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French center midfielder Rachel Corboz, right, pushes the ball upfield during France's 8-0 victory over the Netherlands in the 2022 World Military Women's Football Championship on July 12, 2022.
After All-American collegiate career, Corboz leads France to Military World Cup gold
By Joe Lacdan, Armed Forces Sports | Aug. 1, 2022
On a sweltering Friday afternoon in the Pacific Northwest, Rachel Corboz stands motionless with the sun to her back as she looks upon a wall of Cameroon defenders.

Army 1st Lt. Haley Roberson celebrates scoring her first of three goals, and the first of 10 for The U.S. U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Soccer Team against Belgium in the opening match of the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 11, 2022.  (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Once reluctant to lead, Soldier helps bring Team USA back to CISM prominence
By Joe Lacdan, Armed Forces Sports | Aug. 1, 2022
At local parks in Fairfax Virginia, Haley Roberson endured her own form of boot camp.

Team Mali lifts a Netherlands player during closing ceremonies for the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 22, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Closing ceremonies cap largest ever women's military football tourney
By Joe Lacdan, Armed Forces Sports | July 23, 2022
Military football teams from three continents represented the top three finishers of the 2022 Women’s Military World Cup, including the first African country to win a silver medal.

Team France celebrates winning gold in the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 22, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
France Grazes Past Cameroon 2-1 to Seize Gold Medal at CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship
By David Vergun, Armed Forces Sports | July 23, 2022
France bumped off Cameroon 2-1 to take the gold at CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship in Spokane, Washington, July 22, 2022, the last day and the last game of the 11-day tournament.

U.S. Army Capt. Torri Allen runs for a ball during the bronze medal match against South Korea in the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Spokane, Washington July 22, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
South Korea wins bronze, Americans finish fourth
By Joe Lacdan, Armed Forces Sports | July 22, 2022
Behind stifling defense by its backline and two goals by Jeongmin Lee, South Korea earned its third CISM bronze medal at the 2022 Women’s Military World Cup, defeating the United States, 3-0.

Mali’s Noutenin Bagayogo celebrates her goal against Canada during the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 20, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Mali Overwhelms Canada 6-0 at CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship
By David Vergun, Armed Forces Sports | July 21, 2022
Mali demolished Canadian defenses 6-0 during CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship in Spokane, Washington, July 20, 2022, the tenth day of the 11-day tournament and the last game before the medals matches July 22.

France’s Vivian Boudaud keeps a ball away from South Korea’s Hyo Jeong Kim during the the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 20, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
France edges South Korea to gain berth in CISM gold medal match
By Joe Lacdan, Armed Forces Sports | July 20, 2022
Behind solid goalkeeping by Audrey Dupupet and stout defense by its backline, France advanced to the 2022 Women’s Military World Cup Gold medal match with a 1-0 triumph over South Korea Wednesday afternoon.

Cameroon’s Ebika Tabe scores one of her several goals in the first half against Belgium during the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 19, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Powered by Tabe’s five goals, Cameroon claims spot in CISM gold medal match
By Joe Lacdan, Armed Forces Sports | July 20, 2022
Cameroon clinched its place in the 2022 World Military Women’s Football Championship gold medal game with an 8-0 rout of Belgium Tuesday night.

Army 1st Lt. Haley Roberson scores the first goal of five for the U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Soccer Team in a match against Ireland during the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 19, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
United States Overwhelms Ireland 5-0 at CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship
By David Vergun, Armed Forces Sports | July 20, 2022
The United States trounced Ireland 5-0 during CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship in Spokane, Washington, July 19, 2022, the ninth day of the 11-day tournament.

Mali's Oumou Kone drives through to score in match 15 with Mali v Netherlands at the 13th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women's Military Football Championship hosted by Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washingon.  This year's championship features teams from the United States, Belgium, Cameroon, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Mali, Netherlands, and South Korea.  (Department of Defense Photo by Mr. Steven Dinote, released).
Led by Kone, Mali earns first CISM victory
By Joe Lacdan, Armed Forces Sports | July 19, 2022
Oumou Kone scored two goals and assisted on another to lift Mali to a 3-1 triumph over the Netherlands and its first win at the 2022 CISM World Military Women’s Soccer Championship Monday.

France's Aissa Belkasni (#19) celebrates with teammates after scroing their fist goal against Canada in match 16 of the 13th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women's Military Football Championship hosted by Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washingon.  This year's championship features teams from the United States, Belgium, Cameroon, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Mali, Netherlands, and South Korea.  (Department of Defense Photo by Mr. Steven Dinote, released).
France Beats Canada 3-0 at CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship
By David Vergun, Armed Forces Sports | July 19, 2022
France defeated Canada 3-0 during CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship in Spokane, Washington, July 18, 2022, the eighth day of the 11-day tournament. 

Cameroon's Ebika Tabe scores past the diving German goalkeeper, Gina-Marie Mitschke in match 13 of the 13th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women's Military Football Championship hosted by Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washingon.  This year's championship features teams from the United States, Belgium, Cameroon, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Mali, Netherlands, and South Korea.  (Department of Defense Photo by Mr. Steven Dinote, released).
Cameroon Roils Germany 3-0 at CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship 
By David Vergun, Armed Forces Sports | July 17, 2022
Cameroon put the damper on Germany 3-0 during CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship in Spokane, Washington, July 17, 2022, the seventh day of the 11-day tournament. 

Ireland's #3 Leah Walsh and Belgium's #9 Laura Vanlerberghe go after the ball in match 14 of the 13th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women's Military Football Championship hosted by Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washingon.  This year's championship features teams from the United States, Belgium, Cameroon, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Mali, Netherlands, and South Korea.  (Department of Defense Photo by Mr. Steven Dinote, released).
Ireland earns first CISM victory in 1-0 defeat of Belgium
By Joe Lacdan, Armed Forces Sports | July 17, 2022
Irish center back Siobhan O’Sullivan scored a late second half goal to lead Ireland to its first CISM win, 1-0 over Belgium in the 2022 World Military Women’s Football Championship on July 17.

South Korea's Jeong Min Lee scores on the penalty kick during their 4-0 victory over Netherlands in match 12 of the 13th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women's Military Football Championship hosted by Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washingon.  This year's championship features teams from the United States, Belgium, Cameroon, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Mali, Netherlands, and South Korea.  (Department of Defense Photo by Mr. Steven Dinote, released).
South Korea Overpowers Netherlands 5-1 at CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship 
By David Vergun, Armed Forces Sports | July 17, 2022
South Korea bested the Netherlands 5-1 during CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship in Spokane, Washington, July 16, 2022, the sixth day of the 11-day tournament. 

France's Sarah Palacin scores on the penalty kick, the fifth goal for France in their 5-1 defeat of Mali in match 11 of the 13th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Women's Military Football Championship hosted by Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washingon.  This year's championship features teams from the United States, Belgium, Cameroon, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Mali, Netherlands, and South Korea.  (Department of Defense Photo by Mr. Steven Dinote, released).
France defeats Mali for second consecutive CISM win
By Joe Lacdan, Armed Forces Sports | July 16, 2022
After giving up an early second half goal that cut its lead to 2-1, the French military women’s soccer team responded in decisive fashion on the sixth day of the 2022 World Women's Football Championship defeating Mali 5-1 behind goals from Sarah Palacin, Morgane DuPorge and Christy Gavory.

Marine Corps Lt. Katie Gernsbacher of the U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Soccer Team reacts to scoring the winning goal in a 2-1 match against Germany during the the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 15, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
U.S. avenges 2019 defeat, remains in CISM medal contention with win over Germany
By Joe Lacdan, Armed Forces Sports | July 16, 2022
The last second loss to Germany at the 2019 World Military Games still lingered in the minds of the American players going into their CISM matchup with Germany. In that 2019 contest in Wuhan, China, the U.S. fell in the 94th minute on a late goal by the Germans.

Cameroon’s Guylaine Weladji Tchadeu kicks a behind-the-back goal against Ireland during the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 15, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Cameroon Shuts Out Ireland 12-0 at CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship
By David Vergun, Armed Forces Sports | July 15, 2022
Cameroon dominated Ireland 12-0 during CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship in Spokane, Washington, July 15, 2022, the fifth day of the 11-day tournament. 

South Korea’s Hyo Jeong Sim takes a shot against Mali defender Oumou Tangara during the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 14, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Despite strong effort by Mali goalkeeper, South Korea nets CISM win
By Joe Lacdan, Armed Forces Sports | July 15, 2022
After giving up an early goal to Mali in the third minute of its CISM World Military Women’s Soccer Championship matchup with the West African nation Thursday night, the Republic of South Korea ignited its offense in the final seconds of the first half.

Canada’s Caroline Wood makes a save against OR-5 Margriet Samsom of Team Netherlands during the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 14, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Canada, Netherlands Ends in a Draw
By David Vergun, Armed Forces Sports | July 14, 2022
The Canadian and Netherlands teams went nil-nil during CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship in Spokane, Washington, July 14, 2022, the fourth day of the 11-day tournament. 

Air Force Capt. Angela Karamanos of the U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Soccer Team makes a leaping kick over the leg of Cameroon’s Si’Ndje Tchanko during a match of the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 13, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Cameroon Edges U.S. in 2-1 Win in CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship
By David Vergun, Armed Forces Sports | July 14, 2022
Cameroon squeaked by the U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Soccer Team in a nail-biter 2-1 win match 6 of CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship in Spokane, Washington, July 13, 2022, the third day of the 11-day tournament.

Germany’s Alexandra De Lucia, right, battles for a ball with Belgium’s Delphine Fraipont during the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 13, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Germany uses balanced attack to beat Belgium 5-0 at CISM
By Joe Lacdan, Armed Forces Sports | July 14, 2022
Behind a solid backline and numerous scoring chances created by their front line, Germany defeated Belgium 5-0 in the second matchup for both teams at the 2022 CISM World Military Women’s Soccer Championship Wednesday afternoon.

Germany’s Alexandra De Lucia, right, battles for a ball with Belgium’s Delphine Fraipont during the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 13, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Bolstered by defense, Germany defeats Belgium 5-0 in second CISM game
By Joe Lacdan, Armed Forces Sports | July 14, 2022
Germany defeated Belgium 5-0, in the second matchup for both teams at the 2022 CISM World Military Women’s Soccer Championship Wednesday afternoon at Spokane’s Union Stadium.

France’s Morgan Duporge makes a scoring drive during a game against Netherlands in the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 12, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
DuPorge jumpstarts French offense in CISM victory over Netherlands
By Joe Lacdan, Army News Service | July 13, 2022
Weathering through blistering temperatures Tuesday night, France’s Morgane Duporge snuck past the Netherlands’ defense for a score in the first half of the teams’ 2022 CISM World Military Women’s Soccer Championship matchup.

France’s Morgan Duporge makes a scoring drive during a game against Netherlands in the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 12, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
DuPorge, Palacin lead CISM-opening victory for France over Netherlands
By Joe Lacdan, Army News Service | July 13, 2022
Morgane DuPorge scored two goals and assisted on another in the first half, spurring France to an 8-0 victory over the Netherlands in the opening match for both teams at the 2022 CISM World Military Women’s Football Championship Tuesday night. 

Korea's Jeongmin Lee leaps for a header above Canada’s Katie MacAskill during the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 12, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
South Korea Shuts Out Canada 6-0 at CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship
By By David Vergun Department of Defense News | July 12, 2022
Team South Korea beat Team Canada 6-0 during CISM’s World Military Women’s Football Championship in Spokane, Washington, July 12, 2022, the second day of the 11-day tournament.

Army 1st Lt. Haley Roberson scores her first of three goals, and the first of 10 for The U.S. U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Soccer Team against Belgium in the opening match of the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 11, 2022.  (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)d
U.S. women score 10 goals in route of Belgium
By Joe Lacdan | July 12, 2022
The U.S. Armed Forces women’s soccer players took photos and swayed to music following their dominant 10-0 win over Belgium in the opening game of the 2022 CISM World Military Women’s Soccer Championship Monday afternoon.

Germany’s OR-4 Sonja Bartoshek reacts to scoring her first of two goals during the second round of opening night for the  13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 11, 2022.  Germany beat Ireland 3-0. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Germany wins 3-0 over Ireland in Match-Two of CISM Women's Football Championship
By U.S. Armed Forces Sports | July 12, 2022
Team Germany defeated Ireland 3-0 in match-two of the 13th CISM World Military Women’s Football Championship in Spokane, Washington, July 11, 2022, during the first day of the 11-day tournament.

Army 1st Lt. Haley Roberson celebrates scoring her first of three goals, and the first of 10 for The U.S. U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Soccer Team against Belgium in the opening match of the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship in Meade, Washington July 11, 2022.  (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
USA Women Score 10 in Opening Match Versus Belgium
By Mr. Joseph Lacdan | July 12, 2022
Army 1st Lt. Haley Roberson netted a 3-goal hat trick while Coast Guard Lt. j.g. Scotti Culton tallied 4 assists and 1 goal, as the U.S. Armed Forces women’s soccer team routed Belgium 10-0 in the opener for both teams at the CISM Women’s Soccer World Championships.

The U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Soccer Team enters the opening ceremonies for the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship at Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Wash. July 10, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Opening ceremonies mark start of 2022 CISM Women’s Soccer Championship
By Joe Lacdan | July 11, 2022
Women’s soccer players from nine countries clad in their military dress uniforms filed into a Fairchild Air Force Base hangar on Sunday afternoon.

The U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Soccer Team practices for the 13th CISM (International Military Sports Council) World Military Women’s Football Championship at Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane, Washington July 9, 2022. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
U.S. Hosting CISM World Military Women’s Football Championship
By Story by David Vergun, Defense Media Activity | July 10, 2022
The 13th World Military Women’s Football Championship runs from July 11 to 22 in Union Stadium, Spokane, Washington, hosted by nearby Fairchild Air Force Base.

Air Force celebrates their first goal of the championship match against Navy. during the 2022 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship hosted by MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida from March 6-12.  1st Lt. James Souder (second from right) of Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. scored two goals, including this one.  The best players from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force (with Space Force players) compete for gold.  (Photo by Ms. Arianna Dinote, Department of Defense Photo - Released)
Air Force dominates 2022 Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship
By Mr. Steven Dinote, U.S. Armed Forces Sports Secretariat | March 17, 2022
Air Force goes undefeated and finishes with a dominating 4-0 victory over Navy to win the 2022 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship Saturday in Tampa, Florida.

2020 Armed Forces Sports Championships Cancellations
By U.S. Armed Forces Sports | 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.  

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)
USA Military Men’s Soccer competes at World Games
By Petty Officer 1st Class Gulianna Dunn | 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.

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)
USA women face world’s best military soccer players at World Games
By Petty Officer 1st Class Gulianna Dunn | 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.

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)
Military World Games opens with dazzling spectacle
By Joe Lacdan and Gary Sheftick | Oct. 18, 2019
U.S. service members watched colorful pageantry Friday evening during the opening ceremony for the 7th CISM Military World Games.

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)
CISM Kicks Off with U.S. Men’s Soccer Match in China
By EJ Hersom | 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.

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)
ARMY ENDS AIR FORCE REIGN OVER AFS MEN’S SOCCER TOURNAMENT
By MC2 Ian Carver | 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.

NAVAL STATION EVERETT, Wash. (April 18, 2019) -- Army travels through the tunnel made by their fans after their 3-1 victory over the Marines in the final day of round robin play during the 2019 Armed Forces Men's Soccer Championship.  (U.S. Navy Photo, MC2 Ian Carver/Released)
Air Force and Army to square off in Armed Forces Soccer Finals
By Armed Forces Sports Secretariat | April 19, 2019
In the last day of round robin play, Army remained undefeated as Air Force sunk Navy to earn a spot in the finals for the sixth straight year. 

NAVAL STATION EVERETT, Wash.  (April 14, 2019) Marine Lance Corporal Nicholas Heath (#18) of MCB Camp Lejeune, N.C. scores on the penalty kick, registering his second goal of the match and third of the tournament against Air Force during 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)
Army stays undefeated as Air Force pulls ahead in day two action
By Armed Forces Sports | April 17, 2019
Day two action opened up with a hard fought match between Air Force and Marines.  

NAVAL STATION EVERETT, Wa. (April 14, 2019) - Players from the Army and Navy soccer teams compete in the opening match of the Armed Forces Sports Men’s Soccer Championship hosted at Naval Station Everett. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ian Carver/RELEASED). 190414-N-XK513-1438
Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship Kicks Off
By MC2 Ian Carver | April 15, 2019
The Armed Forces Sports (AFS) Men’s Soccer Championship held its opening ceremonies and matches April 14, 2018 at Naval Station Everett, WA. 

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)
Naval Station Everett to host 2019 Men's Armed Forces Soccer
By Armed Forces Sports | April 14, 2019
Naval Station Everett will host the 2019 Armed Forces Men’s Soccer Championship here June 13-21. 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.

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