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Corvias Foundation Expands 2014 Scholarship, Grant Offerings to Include Children and Spouses of Active-Duty Service M ...

Untitled Document Grant and scholarship applications are now available to children and spouses at 13 Army and Air Force installations nationwide East Greenwich, RI - Corvias Foundation, an award-winning private, charitable foundation committed to supporting the pursuit of higher education, announced today that applications for the 2014 Our Future Scholarships and 2014 Our Family Educational Grants are now available ... More

SIX Nutrition Signs as Title Sponsor for Ultra Run - Salt Flats 100

Men's Wellness Company SIX Nutrition, increases the focus on emerging sport Salt Lake City, Ut. - From car commercials to Hollywood filming, the Salt Flats have long held allure for its haunting and isolated terrain; and now ultra runners will take on the elevation and vistas at the SIX Nutrition Salt Flats 100 April 26 “ 27th, 2013. Beginning at 7:00 AM at the Bonneville Speedway, ultra runners will break other spee ... More

DoD Contracts for Free YMCA Membership for Deployed Guard and Reserve Families

The Department of Defense announced October 1 that families of deployed members of the National Guard and Reserve, active duty service members on independent duty and their families, and active duty service members and their families assigned to selected bases would be eligible for free family memberships at participating YMCAs in their local community. The new program, which is effective immediately, was unveiled in a signing cer ... More

President’s Council Announce Collaboration to Support Military Families

Washington, D.C. — First Lady Michelle Obama joined the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN) to announce a new fitness industry effort to support our military families, particularly our National Guard and Reserve families, to further the goals of both of the First Lady’s initiatives, Let’s Move! and Joining Forces. Members of the International Health Racquet & Sportsc ... More

AFAA Certification Exams Now Eligible for G.I. Bill

AFAA is the only fitness educator whose certification exams for fitness instructors have been approved for reimbursement by the Veterans Administration SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. - Testing fees for certification exams offered by the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) have been approved by the Veterans Administration and are now eligible for reimbursement under the G. I. Bill and related VA programs, AFAA announced ... More

Three-Event APFT Retained Pending Baseline Soldier Physical Readiness Study

FORT EUSTIS, Va.- The Army will retain the current three-event Army Physical Fitness Test, pending a study to determine the best method to measure baseline Soldier physical readiness. U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command found that implementing changes to how the Army assesses physical fitness would be premature. "We anticipate that the baseline Soldier physical readiness study, linked to Warrior Tasks and Battle Dr ... More