Operation Counterbalance was implemented to promote the
health and well-being of ALL veterans and their spouses. We have the volunteer
support of a certified nutritionist, a certified trainer and Allen Parks and
If you are a veteran and you
or your spouse would like to enter the program, please email the Post Surgeon (email@example.com) and
request an application package. Make the subject: Operation Counterbalance. After
you complete the application and return it to the Post Surgeon the information
will be reviewed by our nutritionist and trainer. They will contact you to set
up a review and recommend nutrition and an exercise routine to meet your goals
whether it is weight loss or improving your stamina. When you meet with the trainer,
they will provide instructions on the use of exercise equipment at the Allen
Parks and Recreation facility based on your objectives.
The nutritionist and trainer
briefs members periodically on recommendations to promote a healthy lifestyle.
You will also receive periodic email information on healthy eating and
If your objective is weight
loss the Post will present, you with a certificate recognizing when you meet
your weight loss goal.
Members may elect to meet for
breakfast each Saturday; 9:00am at Mom’s Café in Allen followed by exercise at
an Allen Parks and Recreation Center at 10:00am in addition to any exercise
times you have scheduled.
The program was publicized in
the national VFW Magazine in their March 2017 edition.