Q- Maize and Cornwallis
Pax- Fresh Cut, Clubber, Motorboat, Groupie, Snooki, Cosmo, Bulldog, Quick, FNG Brendan, Aggie, Brickyard, Tulip, Nomad
Debrief at 0655: Share a little about D-day
-1944 Operation “overlord”
-largest amphibious assault ever.
-Over 130,000 ground troops on the beach.
-Landed on 5 beaches: Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, and Sword
-Allies from over 30 countries came together to make it happen
-Soldiers were taking fire before the boats even hit the beach. Then they had to swim to get to the beach for cover.
You are all now in an LCVP (landing craft, vehicle, personnel) or Higgins boat.
To simulate this we are going to move in 2 columns/files, in silence. Think about what those guys where thinking about heading to the beach.
Our beach landing will be the fields just north on Hazel Dell.
Flag in the front.
Move as 1 unit. There should not be any gaps between you. Figure it out. If you can’t reach the guy’s ruck in front of you there will be casualties and you will have to carry the casualty.
Make sure you have crossing guards.
You have 15 minutes to get to the beach when we say go.
☑️ Made it successfully in less than 15 minutes.
Once at the beach: Plant the flag and get in 1 rank (horizontal) with coupons out front.
Cornwallis and Maize participate with alternating cadre after each exercise.
Instructions: Move as a unit. Your safety depends on it. Find a battle buddy your size.
1) Low crawl 50 Yards. We had 1 casualty, Groupie, whose low crawl was too high. He was dragged the final distance in.
2) Partner Drag: 25 yards then switch
3) Partner Bear Crawls ~15-20 yards each
4) Fireman’s partner carry ~100 yards total
5) Tunnel ruck drag
6) Overhead Ruck Squats x 15
7) Group sit ups with rucks x 15
Had an AAR (after action report) and rucked back.
– Everyone worked really hard this morning and I hope you enjoyed it. We enjoyed planning it and watching it unfold.
-Everyone was truly silent and getting their minds right on the ruck over.
-I loved seeing how everyone chipped in and helped each other out to be successful on the beach. Great team work.
-Mad props to Clubber for fireman carrying Cosmo! #beast! #respect
-Welcome FNG Alamo!
Keep posting and keep EH’ing!