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Wednesday, June 5, 2019


1.5 mile run
8 rounds:
19 pull-up
19 push-up
19 burpee
400m heavy sandbag carry
1 mile dumbbell farmers carry (45/30lbs)

US Air Force Senior Airman Adam Servais, of Onalaska, Wisconsin, died Aug. 19, 2006, in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan, when his vehicle came under hostile fire. The 23-year-old was assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida. Servais is survived by his parents, Peter and Susan; and sister, Laura.



Monday, June 3, 2019


5 rounds:
3 clean (225/155lbs)
200m sprint
10/arm kettlebell snatch (24/16kg)
2min rest

U.S. Air Force Capt. Ryan P. Hall, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, died Feb. 18, 2012, near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa, when his single-engine U-28 aircraft crashed. There were four total fatalities. The 30-year-old was assigned to the 319th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Florida. Hall is survived by his parents, Dennis and Kliffa; girlfriend, Marianne Vicente; brother and sister-in-law, Brandon and Karin; brother, Damon; grandmothers, Jean Hall and Nayda Nunn; and nieces and nephews, Erika, Natalie, Izabelleh, Evan and Noah.


Saturday, March 30, 2019


2 rounds:
34 push-up
50yard sprint
34 deadlift (135/95lbs)
50yard sprint
34 box jump (24/20”)
50yard sprint
34 clean and jerk (95/65lbs)
50yard sprint
34 burpee
50yard sprint
34 wall ball (20/14lbs)
50yard sprint
34 pull-up
50yard sprint

Officer Michael "Freight" Crain, of Beaumont, California, died Feb. 7, 2013, when he was fatally injured by gunfire in an apparent ambush while on patrol. A former U.S. Marine Corps sergeant, the 34-year-old had been with the Riverside Police Department for 11 years, assigned to field operations and the SWAT Team. He is survived by his wife, Regina; son, Ian; and daughter, Kaitlyn.



Monday, September 17, 2018

The Seven

7 rounds:
7 handstand push-up
7 thruster (135/95lbs)
7 knees-to-elbows
7 deadlift (245/175lbs)
7 burpee
7 kettlebell swing (32/24kg)
7 pull-up

A suicide bomber killed seven CIA officers and one Jordanian officer at a remote base in southeastern Afghanistan on December 30, 2009 after posing as a potential informant reporting on Al Qaeda. Seven new stars will be etched onto the memorial wall at the CIA where every star represents grieving friends, family and colleagues dedicated to fight against the enemy, forever in their name.

Killed in the attack were CIA officers Jennifer Lynne Matthews, 45; Scott Michael Roberson, 39; Harold E. Brown Jr., 37; Darren LaBonte, 35; Elizabeth Hanson, 30; and security contractors Jeremy Jason Wise, 35, and Dane Clark Paresi, 46.


Tuesday, September 11, 2018


30min amrap:
50yard swim
10 push-up
15 squat


Army Sgt. 1st Class Aaron "Rocket" Henderson, 33, of Houlton, Maine, assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), died Oct. 2, 2012, at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device in Zombalay Village, Afghanistan. Henderson is survived by his mother, Christine; brothers, Bob, Corey and Sam; sisters-in-law, Leisa, Holly and Kiley; and nephews and nieces Kurtis, Kaitlyn, Davis, Dallas, Mia and Daniel. He is preceded in death by his father, Dallas.