Healthier You: Why Wait?

By: John Graham, Assistant Fitness Director What is your New Year’s resolution? Every year, people make plans to change an undesired behavior, accomplish a personal goal, or improve their life in some capacity.  For many individuals these resolutions revolve around eating healthier or spending more time in the gym in hopes to gain the “beach […]

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

By Cris Hightower, RN-CCM, DDEAMC Hematology-Oncology Clinic March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. Colorectal Cancer continues to be the 3rd leading cause of cancer related deaths among both men and women.  Colorectal cancer is categorized by an uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells originating in the lower end of the digestive tract (colon and / […]

28 Days to Get Fit 2017

DFMWR Marketing Office will host our annual “28 Days to Get Fit” challenge from January 21st-February 18th, 2017. This year’s 28 Days to Get Fit program will begin at the 2017 Health & Wellness Fair on January 21st. Join the Fort Gordon Community and get active and excited about living a healthier lifestyle. Build better […]

28 Days to Get Fit 2016

DFMWR Marketing Office will host our annual “28 Days to Get Fit” challenge from January 19th-February 15th. 2016 will kick off with a program designed to get the Fort Gordon Community active and excited about living healthier lifestyles. We are bringing together Service Members, their families, DoD Civilians, Contractors, Retirees and more to build better […]

SMART Resolutions

Another year has come and it’s going, going…almost gone. For many that means coming up with a New Year’s resolution or dusting off an old one tried in previous years and not successfully completed. According to Statistic Brain (, only eight percent of people who made New Year’s resolutions in 2013 successfully achieved their goal. […]

Be Kind

In a world where hypervigilance is becoming the norm, random acts of kindness, especially to strangers, is falling into disuse. Our natural caution, heightened by sensationalized headlines and graphically violent news stories, warns us to keep our distance from any potentially dangerous situation. What was once common courtesy is now hesitation bordering on indifference. In […]