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Happy 60th Anniversary to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition!

President's Council | July 15, 2016

By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Sixty years ago, President Dwight D. Eisenhower made a commitment to the health and well-being of our nation. On July 16, 1956, he established the President’s Council on Youth Fitness. Recognizing that our nation’s youth were not fit to serve in the military, compared to our European counterparts, the Council was formed to ensure that youth were fit and active.

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