PAX: FTTAL, Big Stick, Too Tall, Venus, Funyuns, Off Shore (FNG), umbrella, D’Mish, Toga, Binary (Respect), PreVac, Floppy Disk, Dupree, PSL, Chum, Blue Mule, Walter White, CAPSLOCK
72 and humid this am for the 19 that made the decision yesterday to get better today.
Took @unt Bea’s Capri lap and sprinkled some Politician in at the end.
- All IC X 13
- SNL SQUATS
- BAC F
- SEAL CLAPS
- BAC R
High Plank for a quick read:
From A Warriors Faith:
Though blinded, the irrepressible Job recovered from his wounds and began facing a new set of obstacles with his characteristic humor and resolve. He married the girl of his dreams, hunted elk, climbed Mt. Rainier, graduated college with honors, influenced countless people around him, and was looking forward to being a father—before his life was tragically cut short by a hospital medical error.
Count off 1s &2s and partner up.
- 20 Burpee’s x 3 rounds (60 total)
- 15 Pull up’s x 3 rounds (45)
- 60 Single Count Alternating Leg, Lunge Jumps x 3 rounds (180)
- 25 push up’s x 3 rounds (75 total reps)
- 1,000 m row or 1,000 m run x 3 rounds (3,000 meters total)
All Work set done with eyes closed.
P1 leads P2 with eyes closed out on run to designated flag and flap jack back to playground to begin next Work set.
Plank for 6 then a quick read:
From Biggles’ Obituary
Blinded by a sniper’s bullet in Iraq, Ryan Job retained his characteristic determination and persistence. He climbed Mount Rainier, trained for a triathlon and became a spokesman for an organization that helps wounded veterans transition to civilian life.
Mr. Job’s younger brother, Aaron, served three tours of duty in Iraq with the Marines. The Seattle Times profiled the Job family during Aaron Job’s deployments in 2003 and 2004.
A story on Ryan Job, a former Navy SEAL, reaching the summit of Mount Rainier appeared in July 2008.
The men’s mother, Debbie Job, of Issaquah, said her son had taken on the challenge of blindness with the same strength with which he confronted other challenges in his life.
“He was determined not to be a disabled guy,” his mother said Friday by phone from Arizona.
Ryan Job underwent an eight-hour surgery Monday to rebuild his face. The recovery seemed to be proceeding smoothly, his mother said, though her son reported some discomfort Wednesday night. A nurse checked on him at 3:30 a.m. Thursday. He was found unresponsive at 5 a.m. She said the hospital had not determined the cause of death.
“It wasn’t supposed to happen like this,” said Debbie Job. “It’s a total shock.”
Neighbors of the Job family on the Sammamish Plateau recalled Ryan Job as a strong, physically active young man who had been determined to join the elite Navy special-operations force, despite the grueling training regimen. Mr. Job regularly swam across Beaver Lake a few miles from his home and ran for hours before dawn, said Neil Iovino, a neighbor who watched the Job boys grow up.
“His goal was to be a Navy SEAL and it didn’t matter how hard it was,” Iovino said.
Ryan Job was born in 1981, the eldest of three children. He graduated from Issaquah High School in 1999 and joined the Navy in 2002. Mutual friends in San Diego, where he trained for the SEALS, introduced him to his future wife, Kelly. The couple married in 2007.
Mr. Job was on patrol in Ramadi, Iraq, in 2006 when a sniper’s bullet struck his rifle. Pieces of the shattered weapon tore through his face, destroying one eye and severing the optic nerves of the other.
After his injury, Mr. Job spent time in military hospitals in Maryland, Florida and finally Palo Alto, Calif.
He and Kelly moved to Arizona in 2007 with the help of the Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation. The California-based organization assists armed-forces veterans severely injured in the line of duty on or after Sept. 11, 2001.
The foundation found a condo for the couple to live in, arranged for furniture and helped Mr. Job enroll in an online college program to complete the business degree he’d begun at the University of Washington.
“He was a great spokesman for the organization,” said Lein, whose father, Howard Lein, founded the Arizona chapter of the Sentinels.
A 2007 story in The Arizona Republic quoted Mr. Job as saying he and his wife wanted to return the generosity others had shown them.
“Once I’m back on my feet, we’d like to help the next group of guys make the same transition.”
Debbie Job said her daughter-in-law is pregnant with the couple’s first child.
Awesome to be with y’all today and to see all the hard work and teamwork that went into Sir E.
It is always good to remind ourselves that even with adversity we can do work.
It is always good to remind ourselves that during adversity we need men to come alongside and guide us.
Please take my words to heart, find someone to mentor you and find someone to mentor. Go up a generation or two for the mentor, someone that’s been through the shit and gotten out alive. Seek someone younger than you to mentor that may still see things through rose colored glasses or that needs to be pushed and nudged to be made aware of their potential.
Lots of good stuff coming up to get involved with: