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Personal energy management training in time for holidays

November 20, 2014 — Energy management is aboutcontrolling the things that can be controlled. “It’s important to … make surethe limited resource of personal energy is given to either things a person hassome influence of control over or full control over. If not, that energy can bewasted energy,” said Joe Galus, master resilience trainer-performance expert MORE

Performance training with CSF2 produces results for Soldiers

November 19, 2014 — Performance trainingoffered by Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness helped Soldiers improvetheir skills in the field, according to one commander. Capt. Anthony Dey,commander, Company B, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 63rd Armored Regiment, 2nd ArmoredBrigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, arranged for performance trainingwith master MORE

CSF2 offers transition assistance to community members

November 14, 2014 — Anticipating making achange? Transition seemscommonplace in the military and throughout life. Some might be grateful for alittle help and guidance through the challenges a transition presents. That help and guidance canbe found in the transition workshop training offered by Comprehensive Soldierand Family Fitness to Soldiers, family and community MORE

Resiliency awareness easy with GAT

November 03, 2014 — The Global Assessment Toolthrough Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness provides a snapshot ofresiliency. The assessment is free and availableto Soldiers, family members and Department of the Army civilians through www.armyfit.army.mil. “The GAT was developed asthe Army’s way to measure an individual’s resilience,” said Lindsay Roberts,master MORE
The CSF2 banner hangs from the ramp leading to the entrance of the CSF2 offices in the back of Victory Center.

Enhance resiliency by avoiding thinking traps

October 08, 2014 — Here at Fort Riley, we continuallystrive to create a culture of performance excellence and enhanced resiliencefor all Soldiers, family members and Army civilians. Together we’re focusing ona skill or concept each month that contributes to our resilience. Theresilience skill of this month is Avoiding Thinking Traps. We can enhance our resilienceby MORE

‘Pale Riders’ host resiliency building competition

October 06, 2014 — CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait –Soldiers and leaders with the 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st ArmoredBrigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division competed in a unit resiliencycompetition to highlight Soldier improvements in physical fitness andcombat-focused tactical skills Aug. 14 at Camp Buehring. Capt. Jordan McElroy,squadron fire support officer, MORE
Capt. Matthew Strohman, Troop A, 4th Sqdn. 4th Cav. Regt., right, encourages his Soldiers during the medical evaluation and evacuation stage of the resiliency competition Aug. 14 at Camp Beuhring, Kuwait. The competition was designed to test Soldiers’ mental and physical toughness and tactical proficiency, while building squadron morale.

Wounded Warrior weekend highlights resiliency among injured veterans

September 30, 2014 — Excitement was in the airthis weekend as the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team, along with nationalsports celebrities, visited Fort Riley and Manhattan to play a double-headeragainst local VIPs Sept. 6 at Tointon Family Stadium. Celebrities toured FortRiley to interact with 1st Infantry Division Soldiers and to see day-to-dayoperations around MORE
Johnathan Herst, third baseman, Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team, throws a ball to warm up Sept. 6 prior to a game against the Fort Riley Celebrity All-Star Team at K-State’s Tointon Family Stadium, Manhattan.

COMMUNITY CORNER - Avoid thinking traps – seek help in stressful situations

September 25, 2014 — We are closing out September,which is recognized nationally as Suicide Prevention Month. I can’t stressenough how important each and every one of you are to your families, friends,military service and the nation. Remember, regardless of the circumstances,suicide is preventable, and you are not alone. The escalation of life’schallenges or emotional MORE

‘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

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