The Department of Defense (DoD) has chosen Fort Bragg as one of thirteen sites for the Healthy Base Initiative pilot.  This one-year pilot project aims to increase the health and wellness of servicemembers, civilians, and their family members, targeting a number of health issues including nutrition, weight, and tobacco use. Starting in April, each installation will be assessed on a number of factors, including healthy commissary offerings, ease of exercising, and choices for healthy meals. Outcome information from the pilot sites will be used to develop policy recommendations and guide implementations of similar efforts across DoD sites.

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