Tribute – 10.05.2021

PAX(7): @Soul Glo @Three’s Company @OPIE @Buckeye @Joey Freshwater @Singlet @Ginsu (YHC)QiC: @Ginsu
Conditions: Normal fallish-gloomF3 mission & Disclaimer
PAX were advised to arrive early for any warm-up/stretching
15 SSH IC, Runner’s Stretch
During Warmarama, YHC informed basics of the Hero WOD and would cover details at the end.  We moseyed from the parking lot to the start position so YHC could show the route to make 400m.
4 rounds of:
  • 800m run (2-400m laps)
  • 49 Merkins
  • 49 Sit-ups
  • 49 Air Squats
All PAX completed the entire WOD in under 40 minutes.  For those that did Murphy yesterday, this was a near repeat. @Three’s Company was the first to finish.  Those who finished before others worked alongside those who were still finishing their final sets.
  • #2ndf – Lunch today at Fozzy’s @ ~11:15am
  • Running black ops at Maury County Park on Wednesdays at 5:30 #black_ops
  • Grey Ghost 5K has reached out to F3SH asking for us to help put on the event.  They are wanting us to provide 25 volunteers for race day!  Sat, 10/23. Check with Hot Mic for details
  • Gauntlet has been set for Sat, Oct. 30th.  This is Nolensville’s CSAUP (like Crucible), and is always a lot of fun
  • Pathfinder Class 030 starts Nov 1, @Cosmo or @Ginsu or for details
  • TN Tussle Sat, Nov 6. Teams are forming up!  If you haven’t signed up and are in town, check with Heidi and get yourself signed up!
Prayer Requests:
  • @Joey Freshwater – M recovery from COVID and reconciliation with oldest 2.0
  • @Soul Glo – Youngest, Jackson, waking early and getting family up, prayers for full night sleep
  • All PAX with ongoing prayer needs
  • @Heidi (1st F Q), M & Darkknight
  • @Tiny Dancer, M
  • Chuck G at Wellspring Christian Church, in hospital, 2 collapsed lungs and more
Dedicated to U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Keith “Matt” Maupin, 24, of Batavia, Ohio, who disappeared on April 9, 2004, when insurgents south of Baghdad attacked his convoy with small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades.  3 mile kill zone, 200-300 enemies, 26 trucks in convoy.  Once convoy made it through and were able to assess damages, it was discovered that Maupin was missing.1 week later, video released by Al-Jazeera TV network showing Maupin captured and reading scripted statement.6/29/2004 – Another video released showing Maupin being executed. Was assumed to be Maupin, but nothing was confirmed at that time.~4 years later, his remains were found on March 20, 2008.Prior to his disappearance, Maupin served as part of the 724th Transportation Company in Bartonville, Illinois.
He is survived by his mother, Carolyn; father, Keith; a brother and sister; and many other friends and family members.
WOD was created by former convoy member, Army SPC Dustin Row.  The video linked shows Row recounting details from the day and how they put together this WOD to honor Maupin: (9:13)
More details: to our human heroes who put their lives on the line and pay the ultimate price for the physical freedoms we enjoy.
Even more thankful to our heavenly hero who paid the ultimate price for our immortal freedom.
Great work this morning men!  It was an honor to work alongside you and pay tribute to one of many hereos we owe our freedoms to!
@Ginsu out.

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