When mentioning an esports organization, many of us will firstly recall famous names like Liquid, Astralis, Team Solomid, FaZe Clan …. But governmental organizations always know how to surprise us, and we have just discovered that the US Army also has an esports organization within itself. We have to say that it is an esports organization inside the US Army because its players take part in many esports games nowadays.

Soldiers are humans, after all. After the hard practicing hours and bloody battles, they still need to relax and rest. Realizing this, the US Army has asked their soldiers’ ideas for a new recreational center for them, and gaming was the top answers. That is why in 2008, the Warrior Zone Program of the United States Army was launched with the help of John Talaske. This man witnessed the successful attempt of his ‘Fort Lewis Soldiers’ Counter-Strike server, thus decided to help the US Army to insert gaming into recreational activities for the soldiers.

The outside look of the Warrior Zone facility
The outside look of the Warrior Zone facility

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Warrior Zone facility is equipped with high-end PCs

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There are more sources of entertainment inside Warrior Zone facility

Warrior Zone facility is the result of this program. Opened in 2012, this is the recreational center for US soldiers, and it is specialized in gaming. There are modern PC sets, as well as many types of consoles like PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch …. Because of having so many gaming platforms like that, the soldiers of the US Army play a lot of different video games, from FPS title like CS:GO, Apex Legends, Overwatch … to MOBA title like League of Legends to many other fighting games.