27 Jul '12, 12am
#USArmy Soldiers + Mixed Martial Arts = #ArmyCombatives @FortHood
FORT HOOD, Texas (July 25, 2012) -- Dynasty -- a term used in sports to refer to a team's continued success over multiple years. At the 2012 U.S. Army Combatives Championship, the III Corps Combatives Team, winners of back-to-back titles, will look to establish just that -- a dynasty. July 26, Soldiers from posts around the Army will take to the mats inside Abrams Physical Fitness Center to begin their quest of being named the best in their respective weight class. "I'm honored that Fort Hood has been afforded the privilege to host it again, by virtue of the fact that we're two-time defending champions," said Lt. Gen. Don Campbell Jr., III Corps and Fort Hood commanding general. "I'm really excited about the team we've put together this year and the hard work that they've put into the preparation." According to III Corps coach Jarrod Clontz, this year's team consists of an...