Any sound that is sustained that we can't explain away is alarming to us. Hearing is our front-line defense for telling us when we are in danger. We're wired up that way, like an animal would be.

Sometimes it does take a work of art to show us the obvious. Any worker anywhere may be having these kinds of different experiences . . . but we don't think about turning off or even talking about the laser printer that way.

The leadership and training received in this course will help to gradually bring Sailors into peak condition for passing the PFA. The Navy is moving from a fitness era to one of wellness. Sailors need to be both healthy and physically fit in order for the Navy to meet its mission objectives.

If they do, they will have the best opportunity to perform well on the next Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA).