1999 MILITARY WORLD GAMES

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Olympic Hall of Famer Army National Guard Lt. Col. Willie Davenport told military athletes competing in the Military World Games in Zagreb, Croatia, to "represent the U.S. in a way your mother would be proud of." Photo by Rudi Williams

Naval Reserve Lt. j.g. Greg Provencher (left) and his brother, Naval Reserve Lt. Matt Provencher (right) pose with rowing coach Mike Hughes at the U.S. team staging area at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., before heading to the Military World Games in Zagreb, Croatia. The Provenchers are teamed in the men's pairs rowing event at the games; they both took up rowing while attending the U.S. Navy Academy, where Hughes works. Photo by Rudi Williams
Army Spc. Louis Davis chats with Navy Vice Adm. Daniel T. Oliver, chief of naval personnel, about his taekwondo skills and Army career. They met at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., where Davis and more than 350 other military athletes marshaled before heading to the 2nd Military World Games in Zagreb, Croatia, Aug. 5-18. Oliver was one of the speakers at a rousing send-off. Photo by Rudi Williams
Army Pfc. Jason Franco holds onto his headgear as assistant coach Shaheed Shakir tightens the straps. Franco went on to a 10-3 victory over Cypress' Antonion Christos Aug. 10 at the 2nd Military World Games in Zagreb, Croatia, sponsored by the International Military Sports Council.
Marine Sgt. Matthew Winters puts on his headgear with the help of coach Roosevelt Sanders. Winters was later eliminated from World Games competition in a 14-1 loss to Bulgarian Sevdalin Hristov in the 51 kilogram (112 pound) weight class.
Army Pfc. Jason Franco listens to the advice of assistant coach Shaheed Shakir after the second round of his bout with Cypress' Antonion Christos at the 2nd Military World Games in Zagreb, Croatia. Franco went on to win the Aug. 10 fight 10-3.
Navy Ensign Bridget E. Stamp, a U.S. athlete competing in the 2nd Military World Games held in Zagreb, Croatia, pulls herself across a rope at the start of the Naval Pentathlon.

Volleyball athlete Army Cpl. Richard Hudson sends over a kill to Croatia in the 2nd Military World Games.

 

U.S. fencer Air Force Capt. Tanya A Horwitz competes against Chinese fencer in the 2nd Military World Games. Photo by Spec. Gary Peterson
U.S. Soccer team goalkeeper Wilbert Arroyo jumps for a German attempt on his goal at Monday's game two of the 2nd Military World Games. Photo by Spec. Gary Peterson
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Kevin Montford rows the boat during the seamanship stage of the naval pentathlon. Montford, defending world champion, was seventh with 4947 points heading into the final stage. Photo by Spc. Chris Coleman
U.S Army Sgt. Mike Prieditis, Fort Carson, Colo., slams Andrej Murko from Slovenia onto the mat for the win in the first round of Judo competition in the 2nd Military World Games in Zagreb, Croatia. Prieditis was eleminated in the second round. Photo by Spec. Annie Burrows
U.S. Army Sgt. Andrew Roberts (center) kicks his way to a bronze medal during match with Korean In-Dong Kim(left) during 2nd Military World Games. Photo by Spec. Annie Burrows
Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Kevin Montford pulls in the line during the seamanship stage of the naval pentathlon. Photo by Spc. Chris Coleman.
Army Sgt. Aaron Stuart glides past Canadian David Awalt during the U.S. victory over Canada 85-35 in the 2nd Military World Games. Photo by Spc. Gary E. Peterson
Navy Ensign Lynn Fodrea, rows her boat during the seamanship stage of the Naval Pentathlon. The Aurora, Colo., native, is third place overall with 4917 points. Photo by Spec. Chris Coleman.

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