First Army Commanders, Family Leaders “Get Physical” at River’s Edge PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Tony Lopez   
Tuesday, 01 November 2011 12:00
ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL, ILL. – First Army Headquarters, Division and Brigade Commanders, and Family Leaders are participating in a Physical Fitness training event, Tuesday, November 8 at the River’s Edge sports complex at 700 W. River Drive, Davenport, Iowa at 6:30 a.m.

Physical Fitness training activities at the River’s Edge include Commanders, NCOs, and Family Leadership group members participating in soccer in the River’s Edge indoor soccer area, as well as broomball in the ice rink. Physical Fitness training events are designed to foster cohesion, team spirit and physical fitness.

Lt. Gen. Mick Bednarek is hosting the first commander’s and Family Leadership Conference held by First Army in the Quad Cities area. The conference participants include unit Commanders, their top Noncommissioned Officers, and each unit’s Family Readiness Group Leaders. The conference participants, from military installations across the United States, will attend conference sessions November 8-9.

The Family Leadership Conference will provide information on military installation and community support systems for Soldiers and Family members. Family Leaders, in turn, will provide First Army Soldiers and their spouses a better understanding of the First Army mission.

Media wishing to attend the Physical Fitness training event at the River’s Edge should contact First Army Public Affairs Public Information, Tony Lopez at 309.782.9717 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or First Army Director, Public Affairs, Lt. Col. Mike Kenfield 309.782.9200 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


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