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Army leaders visit post to talk ready, resilient

November 20, 2013 — On a mission to take the pulse of the 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley, Gen. John F. Campbell, vice chief of staff of the Army; Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III; and other Army representatives visited the post Oct. 29. The purpose of the party's visit, which included focus groups with post representatives and leadership luncheons, MORE
From left, Lt. Gen. Howard B. Bromberg, Army G1; Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III; and Army Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John F. Campbell speak with senior leaders from across Fort Riley about the Army’s Ready and Resilient Campaign Oct. 29. Senior leaders from across the Army are visiting Army installations to get feedback from Soldiers, Families and Department of the Army civilians about the effectiveness of the campaign.  Photo by: Sgt. Michael Leverton, 1ST INF. DIV.

1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley is Ready & Resilient

October 28, 2013 — More information at is Ready?The ability to accomplish assigned tasks or missions through resilience, individual and collective team training, and leadership.What is Resilient?The mental, physical, emotional, and behavioral ability to face and cope with adversity, adapt to change, recover, learn and grow from MORE
1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley: Ready and Resilient

NFL legend Herschel Walker visits post

October 22, 2013 — Mixed martial artist, NFL player and Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker visited Fort Riley Sept. 25 to spread his message of resiliency and to interact with Soldiers. "I love to be around military servicemen and women and to let them know they are appreciated," Walker said. During his visit, Walker captivated his audience with stories about MORE
Herschel Walker, mixed martial artist and former NFL star, looks at bricks Sept. 25 bearing the names of service members who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving with the 1st Inf. Div.  Photo by: Sgt. Michael Leverton, 1ST INF. DIV.

How to cope, find support, heal after disasters

September 25, 2013 — Editor's note: The recent Colorado floods and tragic incident that took place at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., Sept. 16, will undoubtedly affect many of us in some way and for some time. To help with the challenging days ahead, the Defense Center of Excellence revisited this blog post by Dr. Vladimir Nacev that offers tips for coping after a MORE

Victory Center offers innovative approach to health

September 19, 2013 — It has been three months since Fort Riley's Victory Center first opened its doors, and one Fort Riley first sergeant has a message for other Soldiers – if they're not using the services being offered there, they should be. First Sgt. Justin Barry, senior enlisted adviser, Company A, Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st MORE
Sgt. Daniel Stoutamire, 2nd ABCT, 1st Inf. Div., left, jogs on a treadmill as Elizabeth Eser, health educator, Fort Riley Victory Center, right, runs a test to quantify his cardiovascular endurance Sept. 10.  Photo by: Sgt. Michael Leverton, 1ST INF. DIV.

Soldiers participate in 1st Master Resiliency Training on post

August 14, 2013 — Story by: Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Wiley, 1ST INF. DIV. PUBLIC AFFAIRSMore than 90 active-duty, Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers from Fort Riley, Fort Knox, Ky., Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and the Washington area completed the Master Resiliency Training Course July 26 at Fort Riley. This was the first time the 10-day course was offered at MORE
Valerie Alston, primary MRT course instructor, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., left, addresses a class July 26 at Fort Riley.  Photo by: Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Wiley, 1ST INF. DIV.

Facility houses resiliency programs

July 2, 2013 — With a sign reading "Victory Center" hanging out front, Building 7285 has taken on more than just a new name. It has taken on a holistic approach to wellness, fitness and resiliency by housing three complementary programs under the same roof: The Army Wellness Center, or AWC, Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness Training Center, or CSF2, and MORE

Officials cut ribbon during ceremony at new center

July 2, 2013 — Having a center where Soldiers can come and address their fitness at every level is extremely pleasing, said Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, commanding general, 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley. A ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the official opening of the new Victory Center took place June 21 at Building 7285 on Custer Hill. The center will house MORE
Maj. Gen. Paul E. Funk II, commanding general, 1st Inf. Div. and Fort Riley, speaks at the official ribbon cutting of the Victory Center June 21 at Building 7285 on Custer Hill.  Photo by: Calun Reece, POST.

Army, NFL partner up to focus on resiliency for Soldiers, players

July 2, 2013 — Story by: Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Piper, ANSNEW YORK CITY – The Army hosted a panel June 13 to address building and maintaining resilient Soldiers, Families, and Department of the Army civilians. Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John Campbell was joined on the panel by Roger Goodell, the National Football League commissioner, Dr. JoAnn Difede, MORE
From left, Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, Army surgeon general, Dr. JoAnn Difede, Program for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Studies director, Roger Goodell, NFL commissioner, and Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. John Campbell were part of a panel June 13 to address building and maintaining resilient Soldiers, Families and DA civilians.  Photo by: Sgt. 1st Class Raymond Piper, ANS.

Army's 'Ready and Resilient Campaign' kicks off

May 22, 2013 — WASHINGTON (Army News Service, March 13, 2013) -- The Army has made available to Soldiers a new online resource to complement the Ready and Resilient Campaign that launched March 12.The campaign's website is available now at, and is designed as a "one-stop shop" for resources related to Soldier resilience and MORE
Army Ready and Resilient

Post officials showcase resiliency campus, opened Jan. 28, 2011

March 14, 2011 — Brig. Gen. Rhonda Cornum, Army Comprehensive Soldier Fitness director, visited Fort Riley Jan. 28 to open the post's new resiliency campus during a ribboncutting ceremony at the Resiliency Learning Center on Custer Hill. The center, in Building 7285, is the headquarters of Fort Riley's resiliency campus and will provide Soldiers, Families, MORE
Graduates of Resilient Spouse Academy are congratulated by Brig. Gen. Rhonda Cornum, Director of Comprehensive Soldier Fitness, January 2011.  More information about future sessions of the training available on ACS web page.

Bldg 7285, Resiliency Learning Center

January 28, 2011 — Resiliency Headquarters and Mind Fitness CenterAll Resiliency Campus facilities in the core footprint are less than half a mile from the HQ building.All Resiliency Campus facilities in the supporting footprint are all less than 1 mile form the HQ building. The mind fitness center offers classes, programs and services supporting mental health, self MORE
Resiliency Learning Center, 
Building 7285, is the Campus HQ

Bldg 210, Workforce Development

January 28, 2011 — Providing leadership, professional and self development training opportunities for the Fort Riley Civilian Workforce. MORE

Bldg 7305, Army Traffic Safety Training Program (ATSTP)

January 28, 2011 — ATSTP will provide all redeploying Soldiers with ride/refresher training before operating a motorcycle, ATV, or dirt bike. MORE

Bldg 7086, Kapaun Chapel - Spiritual Fitness Center

January 28, 2011 — Fort Riley's Spiritual Fitness Center is a multi-use facility intended to promote Spiritual formation and discovery. It is a non-sectarian center supporting our Soldiers and the Fort Riley Community. We are dedicated to preserving and strengthening the interconnected nature of our Soldiers, Family members and Civilian workforce. •Worship MORE
Kapaun Chapel, Building 7086, is the Spiritual Fitness Center.

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