Huntington Ingalls Industries Subsidiary AMSEC LLC Recognized as an American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Company


VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., May 29, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that its AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been recognized by the American Heart Association (AHA) as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Company for helping employees eat better and become more active.

"Physical activity and employee wellness are important priorities at AMSEC," said Harris Leonard, HII vice president and president of AMSEC operations. "We are honored and excited to be recognized by the American Heart Association as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Company. We're committed to providing the best workplace environment possible. This will benefit our employees' health and produce even more positive results for our company overall."

Gold-level employers:


  • Offer employees physical activity options in the workplace
  • Increase healthy eating options at the worksite
  • Promote a wellness culture in the workplace
  • Implement at least five criteria outlined by the AHA in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and culture
  • Demonstrate measurable outcomes related to workplace wellness


The AHA's Fit-Friendly Companies program helps companies make their employees' health and wellness a priority. The program, which is designed to help employees and their families achieve better health, includes on-site walking routes, healthy foods in vending machines, annual employee health-risk assessments, online tracking tools, an employee assistance program for financial, personal and other counseling services and tobacco-free campuses throughout the company.

For more information about the AHA's Fit-Friendly Companies Program, visit


AMSEC LLC is a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries. With approximately 2,000 employees in 27 locations nationwide and overseas, AMSEC is a full-service supplier to the Navy and commercial maritime industry, providing naval architecture and marine engineering, naval ship systems assessments, maintenance engineering, waterfront maintenance support, acquisition program support, shipyard industrial engineering and C4I installation and support services. AMSEC also provides life-cycle integrated logistics services, including technical manual development, provisioning documentation, spare parts management, training development and delivery, and software development.

About Huntington Ingalls

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) designs, builds and maintains nuclear and non-nuclear ships for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard and provides after-market services for military ships around the globe. For more than a century, HII has built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. Employing more than 37,000 in Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and California, its primary business divisions are Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding. For more information, visit:

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