New Fort Benning Wellness Center to focus on “Soldier athlete”

Fort Benning Public Affairs /

FORT BENNING, Ga. – Fort Benning’s new Army Wellness Center officially opened for business with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Jan. 30 featuring remarks from Maj. Gen. Eric Wesley, Commanding General, Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence.

 The state-of-the-art facility will focus on the Maneuver Performance Triad, a comprehensive fitness strategy emphasizing the performance and health of Soldiers.

 The Army Wellness Center is available at no cost to Soldiers, family members, retirees and Department of the Army civilians in the Fort Benning Community.

 (Fort Benning, Ga) Official ribbon cutting for the Fort Benning Army Wellness Center Grand Opening ceremony, January 30, 2017 on Fort Benning. Left to right: Maj. Gen. Eric J. Wesley, commanding general of the Maneuver Center of Excellence, Shellea Owens, Director, Army Wellness Center, Col. Andrew Hilmes, Fort Benning Garrison Commander, Col. Larry J. McCord, commander, Fort Benning Medical Department Activity and CSM Matthew Brady, Regional Health Command, Atlantic. (Photos by: Patrick A. Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

Official ribbon-cutting for the Fort Benning Army Wellness Center Grand Opening ceremony, Jan. 30, 2017.   Pictured left to right: Maj. Gen. Eric J. Wesley, Commanding General, Fort Benning and the Maneuver Center of Excellence; Shellea Owens, Director, Fort Benning Army Wellness Center; Col. Andrew Hilmes, Fort Benning Garrison Commander, Col. Larry McCord, Commander, Fort Benning Medical Department Activity and Command Sgt. Maj. Matthew Brady, Regional Health Command, Atlantic. (Photo by: Patrick A. Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

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