1) Row 1000m on a Concept 2 Rower
2) Run 2 miles, casual pace
3) Work up to 1 rep max Back Squat
4) 5 rounds: 3 x 70% 1RM Back Squat (take time to breath 2-3 times between reps)
5) Row 500m – as fast as possible
Colonel Yarbrough asked President Kennedy for permission for Special Forces soldiers to wear the distinctive green beret, which had been previously unauthorized.
On May of 1946, the Air Force stands up Para-Rescue Jumpers, known today as PJs.
The civil war in Syria has been a bloody affair and if the Iranian government gets its wish, the bloodshed will spread beyond the Syrian borders. With the defeat of the Islamic State in Syria, Iran wants a military base in southern Syria along the border with Israel and Jordan. The move would be to weaken US influence in the region, eventually forcing the United States out and then opening up another avenue which to attack Israel and the Jordanians, one of the US’ closest allies in the region. "A permanent Iranian military base in Syria, potentially near the border with Israel or Jordan, would increase Iran's operational capacity to inflict serious damage against two of our closest allies in the region," Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., and Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., wrote in a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. That warning points to the strategic significance of the Syrian civil war, beyond the importance of defeating the Islamic State. Trump's team has authorized an intense barrage of airstrikes on ISIS, while opening the door to cooperation with Russia; a senior State Department official recently attended a peace talks summit between Syrian President Bashar Assad and opposition forces that was led MORE »