• RECESS Physical Activity Challenge

    During the months of April and May, Civilian Health Promotion Services is encouraging the workforce to take 10-minute breaks during the workday to participate in its physical activity challenge: RECESS. Remember recess? During our youth, recess was a scheduled period in the school day for physical

  • Training for the physical fitness assessment

    Physical fitness assessments will resume for Airmen on July 1, 2021.Some Airmen may be deconditioned due to the impacts of COVID-19 protocols and lack of accessibility for fitness options. To assist military members preparing for the PT test, Air Force Materiel Command has developed a physical

  • CHPS promotes the DOWNSIZED Challenge

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Reshape your life this spring by participating in the DOWNSIZED Weight Management Challenge with Civilian Health Promotion Services. The challenge encourages participants to strive for a healthy weight by learning healthy lifestyle habits for nutrition and

  • Air Force releases grooming, fitness guidance during COVID-19

    In a message to Airmen March 31, Lt. Gen. Brian T. Kelly, Air Force deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services, explained installation commanders have the authority to adjust standards as needed, while also encouraging Airmen to maintain grooming and fitness standards to the greatest

  • AFMC beta-testing diagnostic fitness assessments

    The Air Force Materiel Command will offer diagnostic fitness assessments to Airmen starting Jan. 20. As the Air Force continues to review the overall current fitness assessment guidance for Airmen, the AFMC has elected to implement diagnostic testing as a potential part of the policy change.