2011 Excellence in Youth Sports Award Winner: Kaiserslautern Military Community Youth Sports and Fitness Program (Germany)
by NAYS Staff November 2011
For the youth sports staff at Germany's Kaiserslautern Military Community Youth Sports and Fitness Program, winning the 2011 Excellence in Youth Sports Award is the result of perseverance. "We have been trying for five years to win this prestigious award, and we finally did it," says Allen Fleming, youth sports director at KMC. In 2010, the program received Honorable Mention recognition for the award that is presented annually by the National Alliance for Youth Sports and Athletic Business. It recognizes five youth sports programs across the country that are doing superior jobs of conducting diverse activities with a focus on providing safe and positive experiences for all participants, including children, parents and coaches.
2011 Excellence in Youth Sports Award Winner: Marine Corps Community Services Cherry Point Youth Sports (N.C.)
by NAYS Staff November 2011
Despite only having a staff of two, the youth sports program at Marine Corps Community Services Cherry Point (N.C.) is striving to change the current youth sports landscape into a more child-friendly environment that stresses exercise, discipline, teamwork and sportsmanship. "We are passionate about having a hand in making those changes," said David Guthrie, youth sports director at MCCS Cherry Point Youth Sports. "We know that change has to start at home."
High-Intensity Training Readies Today's Marines for Combat
by Paul Steinbach October 2011
You remember the recruiting commercial: The United States Marine, filling out his dress blues, having been forged to be every bit as hardened and sharp as the gleaming saber he snaps to his shoulder. The Few. The Proud.
2011 Military World Games A Precursor to 2016 Olympics
by Joe Bush July 2011
Sharla Alexander was having a great time in Hyderabad, India. As the logistics coordinator for the U.S. Armed Forces women's soccer squad at the fourth Military World Games in 2007, Alexander was aglow with "Friendship Through Sport" - the motto of the Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM), the Games' organizing body.
New System Provides Navy Fitness, Nutrition Guidelines
by Andrew Cohen April 2010
A new fitness and nutrition system provides Navy personnel with the guidance they've been seeking.
AB Conference: Military Fitness Specialists' Mission
by Andrew Cohen December 2009
Military Athletes Test Mettle at Summer Olympics
by Michael Popke July 2008
Military athletes will test their mettle this month at the Summer Olympic Games.
Keeping Extended Military Family Fit Includes Serving Veterans
by Andrew Cohen March 2008
Keeping the extended military family fit includes serving those who no longer serve.
Mobility-Impaired Veterans Converge for a Week of Olympics-Style Competition
by Marvin Bynum August 2007
Mobility-impaired veterans converge on Milwaukee for a week of Olympics-style competition, camaraderie and rehab.
New Rehab Center for Injured Soldiers
by Andrew Cohen March 2007
A new state-of-the-art rehab center aims to make injured soldiers whole again.