WACO, Texas (KWTX) The Veterans One Stop in Waco opened a new gym Wednesday to help veterans and their families maintain their physical fitness and deal with PTSD and depression.

Jeff Kyle with the group Guardians for Heroes is the brother of the late Chris Kyle.

The Veterans One Stop collaborated with that group to make it happen.

Kyle was there for the opening Wednesday.

He said, “On the veterans’ side of it, physical fitness is huge. The mental aspect that comes with physical fitness is bar none. In the military we have to stay in shape, and when our bodies are strong, our mind is strrong, and that doesn’t stop when you get out.”

People who’d like to use the gym just need their military ID.

The Veterans One Stop is located at 2010 LaSalle Ave. in Waco and he hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

By Justin Earley |