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‘Durables’ Soldiers strengthen spiritual resiliency

September 18, 2014 — Spiritual resiliency is oneaspect of the Army’s Comprehensive Soldier Fitness initiative. According to itsofficial website, the initiative aims to build, maintain and strengthen anindividual’s resilience through regular training. Approximately 80 1stSustainment Brigade Soldiers attended a prayer breakfast Aug. 20 at Riley’sConference Center on Fort MORE
Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Lou Deltufo, spiritual leader, 1st Inf. Div., right, speaks to about 80 1st Sust. Bde. Soldiers Aug. 20 at Fort Riley. STB, 1st Sust. Bde., hosted a prayer breakfast at Riley’s Conference Center.

‘Devil’ brigade Soldiers turn out in full force for wellness fair

September 12, 2014 — CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait –“Devil” brigade Soldiers turned out in force to take advantage of the healthand wellness fair Aug. 12 at Camp Buehring. The fair was sponsored by the 452ndCombat Support Hospital. The event was part of the brigade’sReady and Resilient Program, with the purpose of addressing the overall health andfitness of Soldiers, including MORE
Staff Sgt. Kelly O’Connor, combat medic, 452nd CSH, left, checks the blood of Spc. Ernesto Visitacion, intelligence analyst, HHC, 1st Bn., 16th Inf. Regt, center, to see if he is at a high risk for heart disease or diabetes during the health and wellness fair Aug. 12 at Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

AWC teaches value of sleep, provides helpful resources

September 08, 2014 — “A lot of people, theydon’t know where to start to get better sleep,” said Andrew Hudson. “This classcan benefit pretty much anybody that’s having any type of sleep issues.” Hudson, health educator, ArmyWellness Center, was referring to a Healthy Sleep Habits class offered everyother Monday at the Victory Center. The free, hour-long class coversthe MORE
Andrew Hudson, health educator, AWC, discusses the importance of sleep during a Healthy Sleep Habits class Aug. 4 at the Victory Center. The class, which includes tips on sleeping better, is offered at 1 p.m. every other Monday.

‘Devil’ brigade sponsors spouse resiliency skills weekend

August 04, 2014 — TOPEKA, Kan. – The 1st ArmoredBrigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, sponsored a three-day military skillsand resiliency retreat for spouses of deployed Soldiers June 27 to 29 at theCapitol Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Topeka, Kansas. Chap. (Maj.) Michael McDonald,1st ABCT, 1st Inf. Div., said the retreat was organized to provide MORE

COMMUNITY CORNER - ATC: Controlling yourself, thoughts, expectations

July 17, 2014 — Life happens all around us.No amount of rearranging or juggling our schedule will get us out of eventsthat aren’t what we hope or planned for. It is in that constant status ofhappening that we learn how few of life’s events we have in complete, totalcontrol. When something goes contrary to our hopes and plans, knowing where wecan find elements of MORE

COMMUNITY CORNER - Army civilians valuable resource, services available to better wellness

May 02, 2014 — Armycivilians are valuable membersto the Army team. As garrisoncommander, I’ve been able tolearn more about theimportant roleourcivilians play in supporting themission. They truly provide stabilityand continuity for our Soldierand families. Theyhelp make Fort Riley agreat place to live, work and play.Because of that, civilians areone of Fort MORE

Wellness center puts clients in driver’s seat

December 12, 2013 — Soldiers, retirees, their families and Army civilians interested in making a positive change in their health and wellness can benefit from the many services offered at the Fort Riley Army Wellness Center, or AWC. Located on Normandy Drive and housed in the Victory Center, the AWC is a U.S. Army Medical Command initiative overseen by the Army Public MORE

Bldg 7264, Army Community Service (ACS)

January 28, 2011 — Supporting Physical Strength: Nutrition & Health Education Classes on what to eat, how to prepare it, and how to save money in the process!  Supporting Emotional Strength:Financial Assistance & Education•Army Emergency Relief•Financial Resilience Enrichment Education (FREE). Beginning full offerings in FY 2011, offers classes in lifelong money MORE
Army Community Service, Building 7264, provides convenient counseling services.