NRPA Congress and Exposition:
Armed Forces Recreation Pros Set for NRPA Congress and Expo in Atlanta
Military recreation professionals are headed to Atlanta, Ga., for the 46th Annual National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) Congress and Exposition, Nov. 1-3, and the annual Armed Forces Professional Training Institute (PTI) on Oct. 31. This year's Congress theme — Active Minds, Healthy Nation — reflects the overriding mission of all who will be attending: To create perfect opportunities for a healthy nation of Americans. The conference is an opportunity to exercise your mind with park and recreation professionals and citizens from across the country. Read more ...
Military Fitness — NSA Washington Navy Yard:
Fitness Equipment, Programs Toughen Sailors for Missions
NSA Washington, Washington, D.C., features state-of-the-art fitness equipment, as well as high-level programs and services that help prepare sailors for the toughest missions.
NSA Washington encompasses the Washington Navy Yard, NSF Naval Research Laboratory, NSF Suitland, NSF Naval Observatory, NSF Potomac Annex, NSF Arlington and NSF Carderock. Located in the nation's capital, the seven installations host many Navy headquarters commands, including Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) and Naval District Washington headquarters.
The Washington Navy Yard, authorized by the first Secretary of the Navy, Benjamin Stoddert, in 1799, is the Navy's oldest shore establishment. It occupies land set aside for use by the federal government along the Anacostia River.
Today, the Washington Navy Yard continues to be the “Quarterdeck of the Navy” and houses numerous support activities for the fl eet and aviation communities. Read more ...