FORT LEE, Va. – Retired NBA champion and wellness advocate John Salley will lead an estimated 1,000 military personnel in what is being billed as the largest physical training session in the Army Wednesday morning at Williams Stadium.

Salley also will lead a youth cooking demonstration, youth basketball camp and healthy cooking discussions during his visit to Fort Lee, which began today.

WHO: John Salley

WHAT: Army’s Largest PT

WHEN: 5:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 12                                                                                                    (media should plan to arrive 30 minutes early)

WHERE: Williams Stadium, Fort Lee

John Salley became a four-time NBA champion with the Detroit Pistons, Chicago Bulls and L.A. Lakers. As a wellness advocate, Salley educates people on the benefits of living a healthier lifestyle through better eating habits.

Media planning to attend must contact Sarah Gauvin at or (804) 734-6965 / (804) 400-7273 by 3 p.m. Tuesday for details on accessing the post.