Our Mission

The goal of Health Promotion is to improve the health and well-being, and to mitigate risk factors for, the members of our community by enhancing readiness through the voluntary adoption of a healthy lifestyle. The program is designed to educate personnel about health risks, thereby enabling informed decisions about their own health. Health Promotion offers a variety of classes to all patrons as well as the following briefs and Unit PMEs:  
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Sexual Health
  • Nutrition Education and Dietary Supplements
  • Weight Management
  • Physical Activity
  • Injury Prevention
  • Chronic Disease Prevention
All classes can be provided to the unit at BPAC
or their location upon request. 

Class and Event Support

Do you want to include health education on any of these topics for a class or at an event? Health Promotion will come to you and offer a variety of classes, displays and/or activities appropriate for your audience.

Nutrition, Dietary Supplements and Weight Management - The nutrition program within Semper Fit Health Promotion offers a variety of classes and nutritional information and support to keep you healthy. Our Registered Dietitian provides:

Individual Nutrition Counseling

  • The Semper Fit Dietitian helps individuals reach their health goals. Each client receives a diet assessment plus expert advice and tips on how to make successful, lifestyle changes. Counseling sessions are by appointment only. Free for Active Duty; $25 for Family Members, Reservists, and Retirees; $40 for DoD Civilians; $50 for Contractors. (Family members must be 12+ years of age).

Monthly Nutrition Class

This free, one hour course is offered the 1st Wednesday of every month at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm at the link below via Adobe Connect:

Cooking Classes

  • Cooking classes are offered 3-4 times per year. Participants learn how to cook delicious and nutritious meals and then enjoy the healthful foods they cooked. Each class has a different theme based on the season or chosen health topic.

Healthy Grocery Store Tour

  • Tours are offered by appointment for a group of three or more at the Quantico Commissary. Go through the aisles with the Semper Fit Dietitian and discuss healthy food options in the grocery store. Discuss how to compile a healthy grocery list and learn to read food labels correctly.

Nutrition Briefs

  • Health Promotion will come to you! Nutrition and health briefs are available to all units and civilian offices aboard Quantico. Brief topics can include but are not limited to: Nutrition Basics, Weight Management (BCP), Sports Nutrition and Injuries, Dietary Supplement Awareness, and Healthy Eating on-the-go.

Free Health Screenings (Walk-in or appointment)

  • Blood Pressure
  • Body Composition
  • Bone Density (by appointment)‚Äč

Tobacco Cessation

  • Semper Fit Health Promotion has a standardized, evidenced-based tobacco cessation program called Operation Tobacco Free Marine (OTFM) which is free and open to all ID holders. The program is designed to help Marines and their families quit tobacco. OTFM incorporates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control and evidence-based recommendations from the Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Tobacco Use and Dependence published by the U.S. Public Health Service. Topics covered in the curriculum include the health consequences of tobacco, barriers to quitting, familiarization with nicotine replacement therapy and other medications, creating a quit plan and accessing support resources. The program launched in 2017 and we offer 1:1 counseling sessions by appointment.

Sexual Health

  • Our staff utilizes resources by the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center’s Sexual Health and Responsibility Program (SHARP). We offer classes and resource table activities. 

Physical Activity and Injury Prevention

  • We partner with our Semper Fit Physical Fitness department to tailor classes to meet your audience’s needs.

Contact Information

Health Promotion

Building 2073 Barnett Ave
Quantico, VA 22134

Phone: 7037842869

Monday 8:00am - 3:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 3:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 3:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 3:00pm
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