11 Aug '18, 9pm

New Fit for Life program helps #USArmyReserve with readiness & retention:

New Fit for Life program helps #USArmyReserve with readiness & retention:

kicked off the “Double Eagle” Fit for Life pilot program Aug. 4, with an opening ceremony at Timmermann Center. The program is designed to help Soldiers who are not meeting the Army height and weight program and physical fitness standards, while also enhancing Army Reserve readiness and retention. “The 99th Division has been chosen to run the ‘Double Eagle’ Fit for Life program to help first-term Soldiers who are having life struggles with certain Army standards and are not able to re-enlist,” explained Command Sgt. Maj. Andrew Lombardo, 99th DIV(R) command sergeant major. “We are going to work with these Soldiers for 16 days to give them a program of nutrition, fitness, and resiliency – as well as tactical skills – to try to help them meet that goal of re-enlisting,” he added. F2L offers training in physical readiness, fitness, nutrition, finance, and Soldier skills such ...

Full article: http://www.usar.army.mil/News/Display/Article/1595938/new...

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