Health Promotion and Wellness
Our mission is to provide innovative and evidence-based health promotion and wellness (HPW) programs and services that facilitate readiness and resilience, prevent illness and injury, hasten recovery and promote lifelong healthy behaviors and lifestyles. Our vision is to be a world-class Center of Excellence empowering people to live healthier lives.

To learn more about our approach, read our Strategic Plan and Online Product Catalog.


Military health care spending is a large uncontrolled cost within the DOD budget. More than 75 percent of these growing health care costs are due to preventable chronic disorders such as heart and respiratory diseases, stroke,  diabetes and non-battle related injuries.

Click on the links below to learn about our approach to improving the health and wellness of Sailors and Marines.

Click here to watch video highlights of the HPW Launch event that took place aboard the USS BATAAN (LHD-5) on October 2, 2012 and features guest speakers U.S. Surgeon General, Vice Adm. Regina Benjamin and U.S Navy Deputy Surgeon General Rear Adm. Michael Mittelman.


Stay in Touch

Continue to learn more about what we do while staying in touch. We send out a bi-weekly email newsletter called the Friday Facts to help keep individuals informed and aware of health promotion program resources, training opportunities, current instruction and more. We also offer a newsletter focusing on the Blue H (Navy Surgeon General's HPW Award, SHIPSHAPE, the Health-Risk-Assessment (HRA News) and the promotion of sexual health (SHARPNews)

Friday Facts:

Blue H News:


HRA News:

ShipShape/Weight Management: