1) Run 4 miles at a conversational pace
2) 5 rounds:
40s Front Bridge
Colonel Yarbrough asked President Kennedy for permission for Special Forces soldiers to wear the distinctive green beret, which had been previously unauthorized.
On October 3rd and 4th Rangers and Delta operators conducted Operation Gothic Serpent, fictionalized in the film Black Hawk Down.
Forty years ago today on October 18, 1977, West German counter-terrorist commandos from the GSG-9 stormed a hijacked airliner in Mogadishu, Somalia during Operation Fire Magic (Feuerzauber) and freed 86 hostages and took down the terrorists after five days of airport hopping thru Europe and the Middle East. On October 13, four terrorists onboard Lufthansa Flight 181, a Boeing 737-230 aircraft named Landshut hijacked the aircraft about 30 minutes after takeoff en route from Palma de Mallorca to Frankfurt. The plane was piloted by Jürgen Schumann, with co-pilot Jürgen Vietor. Both were former German military pilots, Schumann with the German Air Force, was an F-104 pilot, and Vietor was a German Navy aviator. The four terrorists, comprised of two men and two women were from the terror group the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, who called themselves Commando Martyr Halima. That was in honor of one of their own, Brigitte Kuhlmann, a terrorist who had been killed in the Israeli operation at Entebbe in 1976. The terrorists were all young, between 22-23 years of age.Their leader was a Palestinian named Zohair Youssif Akache who called himself "Captain Martyr Mahmoud". The other three were another Palestinian, Suhaila Sayeh and MORE »