8 men had the pleasure of working out in the rain this morning!

The morning started with the disclaimer followed by a warm-up of arm circles, walking high knees, walking butt kickers, imperial walkers, a few slow paced mountains climbers and merkins’

The workout was in honor of D-Day!

Here is a short brief and the original workout as posted by GoRuck, we did a modified version.

On D-Day, 6 June 1944, Allied forces launched a combined naval, air and land assault on Nazi-occupied France. This year marks 77 years since D-Day, hence the 77 reps. One rep for each year to commemorate the years since D-Day.

1 Mile Ruck
77 Ruck Squats
77 Push-Ups
77 Ruck Deadlifts
77 Ruck Shoulder Press
1 Mile Ruck

Our version this morning

7 Rounds of:

  • 1 lap around the OPES parking out (run, walk, or jog, just get it done)
  • 11 squats
  • 11 merkins’
  • 11 deadlifts
  • 11 overhead presses

Great workout and even BETTER weather!

Announcements and Prayer Requests

Pray for a student of Yogi’s that is at FLETC in a program. The student, Brian, had to leave when his wife 26 weeks pregnant suddenly went into labor. The baby, Elizabeth, is in the NICU doing okay but has an uphill battle.


Siri has passed the Nantan torch to LOVESEAT.

What is the Nantan? A cultural/spiritual Leader within a Starfish-modelled Organization who Influences through VAPE.

VAPE – Acronym for the four F3 Leadership Skills: Vision, Articulation, Persuasion and Exhortation.


Patrick ‘D2’ Jeter


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