Drive. Desire. Destiny: Promoting Goodwill on the Mat
By Petty Officer 1st Class Gulianna Dunn | Feb. 28, 2018
Most people would consider the idea of getting twisted into a human pretzel by another human being to be something worth avoiding, but there’s a group of service members who have actively sought out the opportunity. They are members of the Armed Forces Wrestling teams.
Army beats Marines, 26-11, to win 17th straight Armed Forces Greco-Roman title
By Mr. Gary Abbott - USA Wrestling | Feb. 24, 2018
Powered by six wins and a forfeit, the defending champion U.S. Army defeated host U.S. Marines Corps, 26-11, in a spirited Greco-Roman championship dual meet on Saturday afternoon at 2018 Armed Forces Wrestling Championships at Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Army seeks to defend titles at Armed Forces Championship
By Mr. Gary Abbott | Feb. 22, 2018
The 2018 Armed Forces Wrestling Championships are set for Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C., Feb. 24-25.
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.
Army wins 15th straight Armed Forces freestyle team title, led by six champions
By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Feb. 22, 2016
BREMERTON, Wash. – The U.S. Army won the men’s freestyle competition at the 2016 Armed Forces Championships, winning all three of its dual meets handily and earning six individual champions at KITSAP Naval Base on Sunday. It was the 15th straight year the Army has won this event.
Terrell wins two bouts in freestyle at CISM World Games in Korea
By Gary Abbott, USA Wrestling | Oct. 7, 2015
MUNGYEONG, Korea – Sergeant Victor Terrell (U.S. Army) went 2-2 at 86 kg/189 lbs., the top U.S. performance on the second day of freestyle wrestling at the 6th Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Games, at the Mungyeong Indoor Gymnasium on Wednesday.
Mongolia Leads after Day Two
By Denis Dujardins | Oct. 5, 2014
The 2nd and last day of the 29th world military wrestling Championship at Fort Dix (USA) for freestyle wrestling male and female is completed with high-quality finals. All emotions are passed in the gym tonight: joy, sadness, cries, tears.
Mongolia Leads Medal Count After Day One with Six Medals
By Armed Forces Sports | Oct. 4, 2014
Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, NJ -- The 2014 CISM World Military Wrestling Championship ended its first day with a successful run of champions. The 29th edition started with Men's and Women's Freestyle.
2014 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship
By Desiree Nelson Sports editor | March 17, 2014
The Army Wrestling Team overcame the Marine Corps’ home field advantage to win both the Greco-Roman and freestyle disciplines at the 2014 Armed Forces Wrestling Championship Tournament, hosted by Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, at the Goettge Memorial Field house, March 7 and 8.
Air Force wrestlers train to subdue competition
By Airman Sean M. Crowe | March 7, 2013
3/7/2013 - JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. -- Temperatures are in the low 40s, but the training facility, located at building 5975, is warm, muggy and saturated in basic military training-reminiscent odors. The mats are drenched in sweat, thus impeding contenders' grips on their opponents. The fast-paced, electronic music playing; grunting and coach yelling make for a noisy training environment. The wrestlers have been grappling, rolling and slamming nonstop for an hour, and still have seven hours left in the training day