Photo Credit: Sgt. Eric J. Glassey, 4th Public Affairs Detachment
Viktoriya Varpakhovich, Fort Wadsworth, N.Y. (left), grapples with Amy Whitley from Fort Story, Va., in a preliminary match of the 2011 U.S. Army Combatives Championship at Fort Hood, Texas, July 21. Of the 410 Soldiers competing in the three-day tournament, 34 are women. Varpakhovich won this match by submission.