Military & Mat

There's a centuries-long connection between the sport of wrestling and warfare. The National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum in Stillwater, Oklahoma has honored this wrestling-and-the-military link in a number of ways, by producing an exhibit, a fan fest event in St. Louis during the 2009 NCAAs, and a new book, Glory Beyond the Sport: Wrestling and the Military.'s Mark Palmer talked to the Hall's Executive Director Lee Roy Smith to learn more about these tributes to those who both wrestled and served their country.

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