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Marine SGT Eric Wetzel, left, and SPEC. 4 Derrick Waldroup stand with a cardboard cutout of the 10th Pan American Games' mascot in the front of an information tent. The wrestlers won bronze and silver medals, respectively, for their performances in the Gr

Two wrestlers grapple for position during a match aboard the battleship USS WISCONSIN (BB-64). The match is part of the ship's holiday sports festival, which drew participants from the WISCONSIN and several other ships on station in the area for Operation Desert Shield

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1997 Title: Way Out Category: Sports Place: 2nd Place Exact Date Shot Unknown Caption: To determine the winner of the freestyle 125kg weight class at the Armed Forces Wrestling Championships, the three wrestlers who tied for first place had to be weighed to see which wrestler was the lightest. USMC, GYSGT. Greg Gibson, on scale, claimed the title

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1998 Title: Sumo Shuffle Category: Sports Place: First Place SportsOn May 2, 1998, young unranked sumo wrestlers at the Tomozuma Stable in Tokyo end their daily workout routine with a ritualized dance that emphasizes teamwork. Henry Miller (background, center left), son of a retired Air Force MASTER SGT. stationed near Tokyo when Miller was born, is one of a burgeoning number of foreign hopefuls that wish to make it in the sport's highly insular world

US Marine Sergeant Marcel Cooper, Headquarters and Service Battallion Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia, wears the gold medal he won in the 58Kg Greco-Roman competition of the 19th World Military Wrestling Championship. SGT Cooper won the match with a pin. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune from Oct. 25-29. 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

US Marine Sergeant Marcel Cooper, Headquarters and Service Battalion, Legal Services, Quantico, Virginia, during the 58Kg Greco-Roman competition of the 19th World Military Wrestling Championship on October 26th, 2000. SGT Cooper won the match with a pin and won gold. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune from Oct. 25-29. 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

US Marine Sergeant Marcel Cooper, sitting, and Lance Corporal Jacob Clark, both from Headquarters and Service Battallion, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, await their first-round matches at the 19th World Military Wrestling Championships on October 25th, 2000, at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Lejeune, from Oct. 25-29. 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

US Marine Corps Sergeant Duaine Martin, Headquarters and Service Battallion Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia, stretches 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 Marine Corps Sergeant Duaine Martin, Headquarters and Service Battallion Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia, 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 ...

US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Corey Farkas, from the 10th Civil Engineering Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, talks with US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Aaron Sieracki, from the 21st Services Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, before a match during the Greco-Roman 19th World Military Wrestling Championship held at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, the United States and Vietnam. Wrestlers will be competing in...

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 Marine Sergeant Duaine Martin, Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, attempts to pin his opponent Cerpiz Papagan, from Turkey, to complete his 58-Kg Gold Medal match win at the19th World Military Wrestling Championships held at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base, North Carolina, on October 26th, 2000. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Camp Lejeune from Oct. 25-29. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, the United States, and Vietnam. The wrestlers will be competing in two different ...

US Marine Captain Daniel Hicks (Top), Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, applies pressure to Suyalatu, of China, during his 2-1 win at the19th World Wrestling Championships held at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base, North Carolina, on October 26th, 2000. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Lejeune, from Oct. 25-29. 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

US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Corey Farkas, 10th Civil Engineering Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, stretches before his match at the 19th World Military Wrestling Championships held at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base, North Carolina, on October 26th, 2000. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Lejeune, from Oct. 25-29. 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

US Marine Sergeant Duaine Martin (Right), Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, attempts to score during the 58-Kg weight division Gold Medal match against Cerpiz Papagan, of Turkey, at the 19th World Military Wrestling Championships held at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base, North Carolina, on October 26th, 2000. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Camp Lejeune from Oct. 25-29. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, the United States, and Vietnam. The wrestlers will be competing in two ...

US Marine Sergeant Duaine Martin, Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, blocks Turkey's Cerpiz Papagan's offensive move during the 58-Kg Gold Medal match won by SGT Martin at the 19th World Military Wrestling Championships held at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base, North Carlina, on October 26th, 2000. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Camp Lejeune from Oct. 25-29. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, the United States, and Vietnam. The wrestlers will be competing in two different ...

US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Corey Farkas, 10th Civil Engineering Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, stands at the podium after receiving the Silver Medal for the 130-Kg weight division at the 19th World Wrestling Championships held at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base, North Carolina, on October 26th, 2000. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Lejeune, from Oct. 25-29. 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

US Marine Sergeant Duaine Martin, Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, scores two points using the "gut wrench" move on Cerpiz Papagan, from Turkey, during the 58-Kg weight division Gold Medal match at the 19th World Military Wrestling Championships held at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base, North Carolina, on October 26th, 2000. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Lejeune, from Oct. 25-29. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, the United States, and Vietnam. Wrestlers will be competing in ...

US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Corey Farkas, 10th Civil Engineering Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, stretches before his match at the 19th World Military Wrestling Championships held at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base, North Carolina, on October 26th, 2000. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Lejeune, from Oct. 25-29. 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

US Marine Sergeant Duaine Martin, Headquarters and Service Battallion, Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia, tries to pin Cerpiz Papagan, from Turkey, during the gold medal round of the 58Kg Greco-Roman competition in the 19th World Military Wrestling Championship on October 26th, 2000. SGT Martin won the match with a pin and won gold. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., from Oct. 25-29. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, the United States and Vietnam. Wrestlers will be competing in two ...

US Marine Sergeant Duaine Martin, Headquarters and Service Battallion, Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia, pins Cerpiz Papagan from Turkey, in the gold medal round, 58Kg Greco-Roman competition of the 19th World Military Wrestling Championship on October 26th, 2000. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., from Oct. 25-29. 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

US Air Force SENIOR AIRMAN Corey Farkas, 10th Civil Engineering Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, bleeds from his eyebrow as Nico Schmidt, from Germany, reacts during their 130-Kg weight division match at the 19th World Wrestling Championships held at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base, North Carolina, on October 26th, 2000. SRA Farkas wins 3-1. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Camp Lejeune from Oct. 25-29. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, the United States, and Vietnam. The wrestlers will be competing in two...

Xiaosheng Fang, from China, turns his opponent Anthanasios Kydros, from Greece, for points during the 85-Kg Free-Style 19th World Military Wrestling Championship. Fang won the match 5-1. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. 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 ...

Isa Kale, from Turkey, holds on to the leg of US Marine Corps Sergeant Brian VanHoven, Headquarters and Service Battallion Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia, during the 69-Kg Free-Style 19th World Military Wrestling Championship. Kale won the match with a technical fall, 10-0 (4:11). The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. 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, ...

US Army SPECIALIST, Fourth Class Eric Albarracin, from Fort Carson, Colorado, tries to turn his opponent HanChao, during the 54-Kg Free-Style 19th World Military Wrestling Championship. SPC Albarracin won the match in overtime, 2-1. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. 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 ...

Marine Military Policeman, Frank Workman, from New River Air Station, North Carolina, tries to take down Aydin Polatci, from Turkey, during the 130-Kg Free-Style 19th World Military Wrestling Championship. Polatci won the match with a technical fall, 12-1 (2:58). The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. 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...

US Marine Corps Corporal Joey Clark, Headquarters and Service Battallion Marine Corps, Quantico, Virginia, looks for an opening against his opponent Salamao Rodrigues, from Brazil, during the 76-Kg Free-Style 19th World Military Wrestling Championship. CPL Clark won the match with a technical fall, 10-0. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. 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...

US Marine Corps Corporal Ken Owens, Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, attempts to score against Nuri Zengin, from Turkey, at the 19th World Military Wrestling Championships held at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base, North Carolina. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Camp Lejeune from Oct. 25-29. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, the United States, and Vietnam. The wrestlers will be competing in two different competitions; Free-Style and Greco-Roman. Founded on Feb. 18, 1948, CISM is...

US Army SPECIALIST, Fourth Class Jeff Beddard, from Fort Carson, Colorado, works on his opponent Vladimir Chamula, from Slovakia, during the 63Kg Free-Style 19th World Military Wrestling Championship. SPC Beddard won the match 4-1. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Marine Corps base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, United States and Vietnam. The wrestlers will be competing in two different competitions, Free-Style and Greco-Roman. Founded on Feb. 18, 1948, CISM is one of the largest ...

Isa Kale, from Turkey, takes down George Moustopoulos, from Greece, during the 69Kg Free-Style 19th World Military Wrestling Championship. Kale won the match 8-0. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Marine Corps base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, United States and Vietnam. The 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...

US Army SPECIALIST Jason Kutz (Left), Fort Carson, Colorado, is presented the Silver Medal after losing to Junyong Liu (Not shown), from China, during the finals of the 58Kg Free-Style, 19th World Military Wrestling Championship, on October 29th, 2000. Liu won the match 6-3 taking home the Gold. An unidentified German Officer presents SPC Kuntz with his medal. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Marine Corps base Camp Lejeune, N.C., 25-29 Oct. 00. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, United States and Vietnam. The wrestlers...

US Army SPECIALIST Jason Kutz, Fort Carson, Colorado (Right), tries to take down Junyong Liu, from China, during the finals of the 58-Kg Free-Style, 19th World Military Wrestling Championship, on October 29th, 2000. Liu won the match 6-3 taking home the Gold. SPC Kutz took Silver. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Lejeune, from Oct. 25-29. 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

US Marine Corporal Joey Clark, Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, wears the Silver Medal after losing to Bulent Dagdimir (Not shown), from Germany, during the finals of the 76Kg Free-Style, 19th World Military Wrestling Championship, on October 29th, 2000. Dagdimir won the match 12-5 taking home the Gold. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Marine Corps base Camp Lejeune, N.C., 25-29 Oct. 00. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, United States and Vietnam. The wrestlers will be ...

US Marine Corps Assistant Wrestling Coach Greg Gibson, from the Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, shows 9th grade Jacksonville High wrestler Chance Marsh, 14, some pointers before the Medal rounds matches at the 19th World Military Wrestling Championships held at Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Base, North Carolina, on October 29th, 2000. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Camp Lejeune from Oct. 25-29. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, the United States, and Vietnam. The wrestlers will...

US Army SPECIALIST Jason Kutz, Fort Carson, Colorado, wears the Silver Medal after losing to Junyong Liu, from China, during the finals of the 58Kg Free-Style, 19th World Military Wrestling Championship, on October 29th, 2000. Liu won the match 6-3 taking home the Gold. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Marine Corps base Camp Lejeune, N.C., 25-29 Oct. 00. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, United States and Vietnam. The wrestlers will be competing in two different competitions, Free-Style and Greco-Roman

US Marine Sergeant Brian Van Hoven, Headquarters and Service Battalion, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Virginia, tries to escape from George Moustopoulos, from Greece, during the 69Kg Free-Style 19th World Military Wrestling Championship on October 29, 2000. Moustopoulos won the match with a technical fall, 10-0 (5:45). The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, 25-29 Oct. 2000. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, United States and Vietnam. The wrestlers will be competing in two ...

US Army SPECIALIST Jeff Beddard, Fort Carson, Colorado, wears the Gold Medal after beating Surigalatu (Not shown), from China, during the finals of the 63Kg Free-Style, 19th World Military Wrestling Championship, on October 29th, 2000. SPC Beddard won the match 9-1 taking home the Gold. Surigalatu took Silver. The Conseil International du Sport Militaire 19th World Military Wrestling Championship (CISM) is a multi-national wrestling tournament hosted by Marine Corps base Camp Lejeune, N.C., 25-29 Oct. 00. Competing nations include: Brazil, China, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Slovakia, Turkey, United States and Vietnam. The wrestlers will be competing in two different competitions, ...

US Air Force (USAF) AIRMAN First Class (A1C) Danielle Hawthorn (foreground left), 39th Security Forces Squadron (SFS), receives a signed autograph from Professional Wrestlers from the World Wrestling Alliance (WWA), Doink "The Clown" (center) and The Patriot (right), prior to an Armed Forces Entertainment (AFE) sponsored event held at Incirlik Air Base (AB), Turkey

Professional Wrestlers from the World Wrestling Alliance (WWA), the New Jersey Devil (left) and the Nuisance compete in the ring during an Armed Forces Entertainment (AFE) sponsored event held at Incirlik Air Base (AB), Turkey

Professional Wrestlers from the World Wrestling Alliance (WWA), Valentina (center) and The Nuisance (right), sign autographs for fans prior to an Armed Forces Entertainment (AFE) sponsored event held at Incirlik Air Base (AB), Turkey

Professional Wrestlers from the World Wrestling Alliance (WWA), the New Jersey Devil (left) and the Nuisance, compete in the ring during an Armed Forces Entertainment (AFE) sponsored event held at Incirlik Air Base (AB), Turkey

Female Professional Wrestlers from the World Wrestling Alliance (WWA), Valentina and Malia Hosaka, compete in the ring during an Armed Forces Entertainment (AFE) sponsored event held at Incirlik Air Base (AB), Turkey

Professional Wrestlers from the World Wrestling Alliance (WWA), Doink "The Clown" (center) and The Patriot (right), sign autographs for fans prior to an Armed Forces Entertainment (AFE) sponsored event held at Incirlik Air Base (AB), Turkey

Female Professional Wrestlers from the World Wrestling Alliance (WWA), Malia Hosaka (left) and Valentina, compete in the ring during an Armed Forces Entertainment (AFE) sponsored event held at Incirlik Air Base (AB), Turkey

Female Professional Wrestlers from the World Wrestling Alliance (WWA), Malia Hosaka (left) and Valentina, compete in the ring during an Armed Forces Entertainment (AFE) sponsored event held at Incirlik Air Base (AB), Turkey

US Army (USA) Soldiers cheer their favorite wrestlers from the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) at a show at Camp Victory, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Major (MAJ) Jay Antonelli, Coach of the All Marines Wrestling Team, takes time out to work with a group of young wrestlers at the Olympic Training Facility during the Armed Forces Wrestling Championship held in New Orleans, Louisiana (LA)