US Military Team Competing at Worlds In Kazakhstan

By Ernest Pund | July 03, 2013, 7:03 p.m. (ET)

The 35th World Military Championships are underway in Astana, Kazakhstan, where a U.S. Team is representing the Red, White and Blue over the Fourth of July. Leading the team are Chief of Mission LTC Hector Morales, U.S. Army; Team Captain Claudia Berwager, Army Sports Office; and Head Coach LTC Ben Ring, U.S. Army. 


Chief of Mission: LTC Hector Morales, U.S. Army
Team Captain: Ms Claudia Berwager, Army Sports Office
Head Coach: LTC Ben Ring, U.S. Army

66KG: MAJ Ramon Torres, U.S. Army

73KG: Capt Trevor Mallo, U.S. Air Force

81KG : MA2 Bobby Yamashita, U.S. Navy

90KG: IT1 Robert Turnquest, U.S. Army

100KG: 1stLt Akira Nervik, U.S, Air Force

57KG: CPT Amber Jones, U.S. Army NG

70KG: 2LT Bertrice Smith, U.S. Army NG

+100 Kg Jeff Dieckman, U.S. Army

Team Doctor: COL Shawn Kane
USA Judo Referee: Edson Mallo

Individual competition starts Wednesday with 48, 52 and 60 and 66. On Thursday, 57, 63, 73, and 81. On Friday, 70, 78, 78+, 90, 100,and 100+ followed by closing ceremonies.