Spiritual fitness is part of the Total Force Fitness framework that helps you reach and sustain optimal wellness and performance. The resources here include information about the intersections between religion, spirituality, and mental health—and their potential influence on readiness and resilience.
The Defense Logistics Agency’s website provides information for and about chaplains in the Armed Forces. Links on this page can help you find chaplains in the Army, Navy, Marines, and Air Force.
Faith and spirituality
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) offers information about the links between faith, spirituality, and mental health—and how faith can help.
Spirituality and trauma
The National Center for PTSD discusses the importance and role of spirituality in treatment and recovery from PTSD and other kinds of trauma, as well as how to cope with the effects of trauma on your spiritual beliefs and perceptions.
National Cancer Institute: Spirituality in cancer care
This site includes cancer-related information about the role of spirituality in coping, quality of life, and more. While the focus is on cancer, the information is relevant to many other of life’s challenges.
See also HPRC’s “Where do you serve?” section for your branch of service for additional policy and other branch-specific information. See our home page for links to each service branch.