AFN Osan – Osan Fitness Center


REPORTER:
THE OSAN FITNESS CENTER IS FAR MORE THAN A BUILDING FULL OF CARDIO AND WEIGHT MACHINES.
IT’S A MECCA AND A WATERING HOLE FOR FITNESS ENTHUSIASTS TO CONGREGATE AND GET SPECIALIZED
ATTENTION FROM AN EVER-PRESENT WATCHMAN IN A BLUE POLO AND KHAKIS. HIS NAME IS STAFF
SERGEANT DAVID WANE JOHNSON AND HE KNOWS HIS STUFF. SB: SSGT DAVID JOHNSON:
“ON A DAILY BASIS, I’LL JUST WALK AROUND THE GYM JUST KINDA GET A FEEL FOR MY CUSTOMERS,
WHAT MACHINES THEY’RE WORKING OUT ON, CARDIO, STRENGTH TRAINING, THEN I’LL JUST GO AROUND
AND GIVE THEM ADVICE.” REPORTER:
WHILE CONNECTING TO PEOPLE IN A FITNESS CAPACITY, STAFF SERGEANT JOHNSON LOOKS FOR WAYS TO IMPROVE
THEIR EXPERIENCE. SB: SSGT DAVID JOHNSON:
“GETTING OUT FROM BEHIND THE DESK AND JUST REALLY GETTING OT KNOW MY CUSTOMERS. TALKING
TO THEM AND FIGURING OUT HOW TO CATER TO THEM TO ENHANCE THEIR FITNESS GOALS- WHETHER IT
BE LIKE ADDING AN ADDITIONAL CLASS, TRYING TO GET ANOTHER PIECE OF EQUIPMENT, TRAINING
THEM, JUST REALLY BEING THERE FOR MY CUSTOMERS IS REALLY IMPORTANT TO ME.“ REPORTER:
GETTING TO KNOW PEOPLE’S NEEDS AND REQUIREMENTS IN THE GYM IS JUST THE START- IT TAKES CONSTANT
DEDICATION AND HARD WORK TO STAY FIT. SB: SSGT DAVID JOHNSON:
“IF YOU CAN’T FIGHT TONIGHT, THEN WE DEFINITELY NEED TO MAKE SOMETHING HAPPEN FOR YOU AND
MAKE SURE YOU’RE CAPABLE OF BEING ABLE TO FIGHT TONIGHT WHETHER IT’S GETTING OUT THERE
AND DOING THE PT TEST OR HOLDING YOURSELF ACCOUNTABLE- BEING FIT TO FIGHT AND MAINTAINING
THE AIR FORCE STANDARD IS HUGE. REPORTER:
LUCKILY, HELPING PEOPLE GET FIT TO FIGHT IS HIS SPECIALTY. SENIOR AIRMAN ROBERT MASON,
OSAN AIR BASE, KOREA

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