Forged Friday

Today we honor a living hero and friend to our very own James Vreeland, who just received the Medal of Honor.



AMRAP in 30 minutes:

– 3 rope ascents (scale to 2/1 ascent)

– 3 sandbag/stone/dball cleans and 25m carry (AHAP)

– 25m bear crawl

– 36 grappling shoot throughs

This award is not mine. This award wouldn’t exist without the team. If they weren’t doing their job, I wouldn’t have been able to do my job.

-Staff Sgt. Ronald J. Shurer II

Post total rounds to beyond the whiteboard.

The Medal of Honor is presented to former U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Ronald J. Shurer II during a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., Oct. 1, 2018. Shurer was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions while serving as a senior medical sergeant with the Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha 3336, Special Operations Task-Force-33, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, April 6, 2008. (White House Photo by Shealah Craighead

“For more than six hours, Ron bravely faced down the enemy. Not a single American died in that brutal battle, thanks in great measure to Ron’s heroic actions.”

-president Trump

White House Ceremony, October 1, 2018