Today is Forged Friday at New Species CrossFit. As athletes and Americans we must be mindful of the great men and women who preserve the safety and freedom of the United States of America. We must especially be mindful of those that have laid down there lives defending this great nation of ours. With that in mind on this Forged Friday we are honoring 31-year-old Green Beret from Bay City who served two tours of duty in Iraq has been killed fighting in Afghanistan, according to the Pentagon.
Sgt. 1st Class Michael A. Cathcart died of wounds received from small arms fire during dismounted combat operations in Kunduz Province on Friday, the Defense Department said.
Cathcart was a Bay City Central High School graduate and enlisted in the Army in 2001, The Bay City Times reported.
Cathcart was part of the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
He served in Iraq in 2003 and 2005 and volunteered for Special Forces in 2007, according to a statement from Fort Bragg. He joined the 3rd Special Forces Group in 2009 as an engineer.
His many awards include three Bronze Star Medals, the Purple Heart Medal and four Army Commendation Medals, the
Please keep this Hero in your heart and on your mind as you perform today’s programming.
Always support our Troops and God Bless America!
5m RC of:
RL-Elbow Plank, R-Elbow Plank, L-Elbow Plank, SuperHero
x31 WBS (30/20/14)
x5 Dead Hang PullUp
x15m SlamBall Clean/Heave (50/40) (clock to dragons and back)
x5 SlamBall Rack Squat
x15m SlamBall Clean/Heave (50/40)