Published: April 7, 2016
FORT RUCKER, Ala. (April 7, 2016) -- Soldiers, families and civilians are invited to attend Fort Rucker’s Health Fair and Safety Stand Down April 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the festival fields. In the event of rain, the event will be held at Yano Hall.
“Fit Fest is designed to promote comprehensive health and wellbeing of Soldiers, families and civilians,” said Maj. JoAnn Ward, chief of Preventative Medicine at Lyster Army Health Clinic. “Our focus will also be on safety awareness training for Aviation and ground topics.”
According to Ward, the health fair will aim to focus on the five dimensions of strength within the Army Resilience Program: Physical, Emotional, Social, Family and Spiritual, as well as injury prevention and risk reduction.
There will be opportunities at the health fair to learn about improving health with emotional resources including yoga and other exercise classes. Additionally, with focus on the Army Medicine Performance Triad, information on nutrition and sleep will be available.
The health fair is free of charge and everyone is invited to attend.
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