Indiana National Guard opens Resilience Campus, Army Wellness Center
INDIANAPOLIS - In a heavily attended ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, the Indiana National Guard opened their new Resilience Campus and Army Wellness Center at Camp Atterbury.
“Our hope and focus is that this center will impact the wellness not only for the period the Soldier is serving, but for the rest of their life,” said Maj. Gen. David E. Wilmot, Deputy Surgeon General for National Guard, Department of the Army.
According to officials, the Wellness Center will offer five programs aimed at improving mission readiness and overall health: Resilience Services, Fitness and Wellness, the Army Wellness Center, Service Member for Life and Guarding Your Future.
These programs will be available to current and former service members along with their families; and will offer a range of services, including family counseling, financial management, substance abuse, spiritual fitness, suicide prevention and educational benefits.
“Our top priority and top focus is to help our Soldiers and their families become more physically fit and to help them build or enhance healthy lifestyle choices,” said Maj. Gen. Courtney P. Carr, one of the key speakers at the facility dedication.
A full list of services and detailed program information is available on the Indiana National Guard website at http://www.in.ng.mil/Home.aspx