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WOD: 5.24.13

 Words are even more feeble on Memorial Day, for the sight before us is of a strong and good nation that stands in silence and remembers those who were loved and who, in return, loved their countryman enough to die for them.
~Ronald Regan
 
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“OMAR”

10 Thrusters, (95/65-pounds)
15 Bar-facing burpees
20 Thrusters,
25 Bar-facing burpees
30 Thrusters
35 Bar-facing burpees
For time
U.S. Army First Lieutenant Omar Vazquez, 25, of Hamilton, New Jersey, assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, based in Fort Hood, Texas, died of wounds suffered April 22, 2011, when insurgents in Numaniyah, Iraq, attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He is survived by his parents Maria and Pablo, sister Marisel, and brothers Pablo and Javier.
 

Bar-Facing Burpees