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US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Jeff Cervone, 21st Services Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, mentally prepares before a match during the Greco-Roman 19th World Military Wrestling Championship at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Camp Lejeune. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, the United States and Vietnam. Wrestlers will be competing in two different competitions, Free-Style and Greco-Roman. Founded on Feb. 18, 1948, CISM is one of the largest multi-disciplinary ...

US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Jeff Cervone, 21st Services Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, mentally prepares before a match during the Greco-Roman 19th World Military Wrestling Championship at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Camp Lejeune. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, the United States and Vietnam. Wrestlers will be competing in two different competitions, Free-Style and Greco-Roman. Founded on Feb. 18, 1948, CISM is one of the largest multi-disciplinary ...

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[Complete] Scene Caption: US Air Force Senior Airman Jeff Cervone, 21st Services Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, mentally prepares before a match during the Greco-Roman 19th World Military Wrestling Championship at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Camp Lejeune. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, the United States and Vietnam. Wrestlers will be competing in two different competitions, Free-Style and Greco-Roman. Founded on Feb. 18, 1948, CISM is one of the largest multi-disciplinary organizations in the world. With a motto of "Friendship Through Sport," CISM, with its 122 member nations, uses the playing field to unite armed forces of countries that may have previously confronted each other because of political and ideological differences.

Base: Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune

State: North Carolina (NC)

Country: United States Of America (USA)

Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jeremy T. Lock, USAF

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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25/10/2000
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