November 11th – Heroes

By November 10, 2017 wod No Comments

Thank you to all who have served past and present! Happy Veteran’s day!

 

Partner WOD(s)

Kalsu 95/65# (modified weight) – 100 Thrusters for time with 5 burpees at the top of every minute

One person working at a time, partners switch every minute until 100 thrusters are compete

LT Robert James Kalsu (April 13, 1945 – July 21, 1970) was selected as an Oklahoma Sooner All-American Tackle in 1967. As an eighth-round draft pick of the Buffalo Bills in 1968, he started eight games at Guard and was voted the team’s top rookie in 1968. He began fulfilling his ROTC obligation with the US Army following the ’68 season and started his tour of duty in Vietnam in November of 1969, where he served with Battery C, 2nd Battalion, 11th Artillery, 101st Airborne Division. His MOS was 1193-Field Artillery Unit Commander. LT Bob Kalsu was killed by mortar fire on July 21,1970 at Firebase Ripcord near the Ashau Valley.

THEN

Holbrook 10 Rounds for Time (one partner completes a round while other partner rests)

5 Thrusters 115/85#

10 Pull-ups

100m Run

US Army Captain Jason Holbrook, 28, of Burnet, TX, assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), based out of Fort Bragg, NC, was killed on July 29th, 2010 in Tsagay, Afghanistan when insurgents attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device.  He is survived by his wife Heather Holbrook and his parents Joan and James Holbrook.

 

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