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An agile Air Force: the 30 year strategic vision

In July of 2014, the 23rd Secretary of the Air Force, Deborah Lee James, published “America’s Air Force:  A Call to the Future” outlining a vision for the Air Force, a call to build an agile and inclusive force, and a  challenge to show the courage to change in the face of uncertainty.  In our … Continue reading An agile Air Force: the 30 year strategic vision

The Army OPAT Test: Everything You Need to Know

The OPAT is an Army entry physical test that measures the speed, strength, and conditioning of the incoming recruit. With an OPAT score, combined with mental and psychological profile tests, the Army can more smartly position recruits into "occupational tracks" that align with their baseline skills. This definitely includes their physical potential.

The Heavy Costs of Low-Fit First Responders

A 2014 report issued by the FBI indicated that 80% of our nation's law enforcement officers were overweight. A further report showed that half of these overweight officers, or 40% of all officers, were obese. Reports and research from previous years indicate that U.S. sworn officers are generally less aerobically fit than the U.S. general … Continue reading The Heavy Costs of Low-Fit First Responders