New Resiliency Center Opens in Iraq
Troth, Jeff, Soldiers Magazine
THE Camp Taji Warrior Resiliency Campus opened in September with a visit by the director of the Army's Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program.
"This is my first trip to Iraq since 1991, and I can think of no better reason to be here than for this ribbon cutting," said Brig. Gen. Rhonda Cornum, a Desert Storm pilot and former prisoner of war. "This resilience center is exactly what CSF was intended for; it is an opportunity to make good people better."
The goal of CSF is to increase resilience and enhance performance by developing the five dimensions of strength: physical, emotional, social, spiritual and Family.
"This building is made up of the five pillars that comprise Comprehensive Soldier Fitness," said Col. Frank Muth, the commander of the Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, who is in charge of the new campus.
"It allows Soldiers to come here and get the relaxation associated with either physical fitness or MWR facilities, but also if they are having a tough day, or they have a bad conversation with a Family member, they can also turn to someone for help. …