As the Fitness Director on board USS NIMITZ (CVN-68), Julia Zuniga, MS completed a combat deployment in 2003. Afterward, she worked with wounded veterans to find their "new normal" through adaptive fitness. Currently, she teaches at several colleges and has been involved with ACE as a Master Trainer, chapter author and Subject Matter Expert. She holds ACE Certifications in Personal Training, Group Fitness and Health Coaching. She earned her MS in Kinesiology from Georgia Southern University.