Army Reserve Soldiers participate in an energy management instruction from Jon Walker, who is a Master Resilience Trainer with the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness program at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Walker spent time with the 290th Military Police Brigade Soldiers and explaining the importance of deliberate breathing techniques. “Soldiers need to understand breathing but when deliberate and done correctly, can have a great impact on the Soldiers’ ability to regain focus, balance and recover energy assets,” said Walker. Afterwards, Soldiers competed on four separate deliberate breathing exercises to push the participants after completing a short exercise to raise their heart rate. More than 350 Soldiers are attending the 200th Military Police Command’s two-week performance triad The 200th MPCOM is the largest military police organization in the department of defense and has more than 14,000 Soldiers living in 44 states. Maj. Gen. Phillip Churn is the commanding general of the 200th MPCOM, based at Fort Meade, Maryland.The Performance Triad is a comprehensive plan to improve readiness and increase resilience through public health initiatives and leadership engagement. The Triad is the foundation for Army Medicine’s transformation to a System For Health, a partnership among Soldiers, Families, Leaders, Health Teams and Communities to promote Readiness, Resilience and Responsibility. The System For Health: MAINTAINS health through fitness and illness/injury prevention, RESTORES health through patient-centered care, and IMPROVES health through informed choices in the Lifespace.
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