b_radlarson Ten years ago today (June 28, 2005), 19 brave warriors gave their lives during Operation Red Wings in Kunar province, Afghanistan. It was the most tragic day in Naval Special Warfare history and devastated the 160th SOAR as well. God speed to all these brave warriors and the families they left behind. Be sure to take a moment today to remember their bravery and sacrifice.

Names of the fallen during Operation Red Wings:
Sonar Technician (Surface) 2nd Class (SEAL) Matthew G. Axelson
Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class (SEAL) Danny P. Dietz
Chief Fire Controlman (SEAL) Jacques J. Fontan
Staff Sgt. Shamus O. Goare
Chief Warrant Officer Corey J. Goodnature
Senior Chief Information Systems Technician (SEAL) Daniel R. Healy
Sgt. Kip A. Jacoby
Lt. Cmdr. Erik S. Kristensen (SEAL)
Electronics Technician 1st Class (SEAL) Jeffery A. Lucas
Lt. Michael M. McGreevy Jr. (SEAL)
Sgt. 1st Class Marcus V. Muralles
Lt. Michael P. Murphy (SEAL)
Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class (SEAL) Eric S. Patton
Master Sgt. James W. Ponder III
Maj. Stephen C. Reich
Sgt. 1st Class Michael L. Russell
Chief Warrant Officer Chris J. Scherkenbach
Quartermaster 2nd Class (SEAL) James Suh
Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (SEAL) Jeffery S. Taylor

In honor of these brave men, I along with many others will be taking the time to complete a Crossfit workout known as "The Murph". It was named after Lt. Michael P. Murphy as it was his favorite workout which he had named "Body Armor" because he would wear his plate carrier while completing the workout. The full workout consists of:
1 mile run
100 pull-ups
200 push-ups
300 air squats
1 mile run
(20 pound vest/body armor optional)
Who wants to join in the fun? // #OperationRedwings #ORW #ORW10 #neverforget #neverforgotten #alwaysremember #lonesurvivorfoundation #murph #themurphchallenge //
1mon

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b_radlarson At this point I'm pretty sure I only take pictures of sunsets, what can I say. If I learned one thing from my mom it was to appreciate God's beauty in the little things. // #sunset #clouds #Nehalem #bay #oregon #oregoncoast #oregonexplored #exploregon #pnwwonderland #pnwcollective #pacificnorthwest #thegreatpacificnorthwest #pnwphotography #nwisbest #upperleftusa #nature #beauty #thelittlethings // 3mon

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  •   ____vanillasky Are you stationed in tillamook? Im so jealous! I cant wait to get out of kodiak 3mon
  •   b_radlarson @____vanillasky Yep! Trying out that surf station life. How much longer are you going to be on that island? 3mon
  •   ____vanillasky That's awesome you got a surf station! My name should be on the AMT list by june and then im just waiting to get orders.. Im hoping to get somewhere on the west coast after that 3mon
  •   b_radlarson @____vanillasky That's a pretty long list, but if you get you're epme done soon it shouldn't be too crazy of a wait. 3mon
  •   juanarreguin good pictures! 2mon

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