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

(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)

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

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New Fort Benning Army Wellness Center to feature BOD POD and metabolic testing

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By Reginald Rogers, Martin Army Community Hospital Public Affairs / FORT BENNING, Ga. – When the Army’s newest wellness center opens on Fort Benning Jan. 30, it will feature various tools to aid Soldiers, civilians and family members in their quest to become healthier. One of these tools is the BOD POD, which measures body composition and allows wellness center

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Building better Soldiers focus of gold medalist

Maj. Donald Bigham, deputy chief of the MCoE Human Dimension Integration Division, demonstrates the correct way to perform squat exercises.

By Gerald Williams, Bayonet & Saber / A gold medalist powerlifter has returned to Fort Benning to assist Soldiers with performance enhancement on Fort Benning. For the past two years, Maj. Donald Bigham, currently deputy chief of the Human Dimension Integration Division, previously worked as a head strength coach for the United States Army Physical Fitness School in Fort Jackson,

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