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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.

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.

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.