United States Air Force Success Using First Twenty Program

07/21/2013
The First Twenty's mission is to decrease heart-attackrelated Line of Duty Deaths amongst firefighters by educating and thus equipping firefighters through physical fitness, mental fitness and nutritional programs. 379 Fire Emergency Services Grand Slam Fire Dawg team, serving on an Air Force base in Qatar, not only utilize The First Twenty program but they also advocate on its behalf. After just eight months of the program, their Fire Department lost a combined 1,100 pounds and has a 100 percent pass rate for their Air Force fitness test. As a result of their participation they are receiving • Program delivery through web and mobile technology; • Education programs on the basics of heal...

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