Friday November 11th, 2011

In Honor of Veteran’s Day: We will be doing Hero WOD “Terry”. All Classes today are CoEd. All Classes will be held at normal times.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Terrance Geer, 40, of Fort Campbell, KY died when his
MH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed on the slopes of Mount Massive,
Colorado’s second-highest peak near Leadville, CO, while conducting mountain and
environmental training on Wednesday, August 19, 2009. Terrance was born June
28th, 1969 in Toledo, Ohio to George and Barbara Geer and graduated from Whitmer
High School. He volunteered for Navy service in February 1989. After serving
five years in the U.S. Navy, he was accepted in the Army Warrant Officer Program
at Fort Rucker, Alabama in 1994. Upon graduation for the UH-1 Course in 1995, he
was assigned to the 82nd Air Ambulance Medical Company at Fort Riley, Kansas, as
an Aero medical Evacuation Pilot and Instructor Pilot. On June 14th, 1997 at
Main Post Chapel in Fort Riley, Kansas he married Gina Lorraine Engelken. The
couple lived in Marysville and Blue Valley Randolph, Kansas for two years then
in 1998, after completing the Instrument Flight Examiner course; he was assigned
to the Combat Maneuver Training Center at Hohenfels, Germany, as a
Standardization Instructor Pilot. He and his family resided in Germany for three
years. After a successful assessment in 2002, he and his family relocated to
Clarksville, Tennessee where they have resided for eight years. He was assigned
to the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) at Fort Campbell,
Kentucky, as an Instructor Pilot and Aviation Safety Officer. The 160th SOAR,
known as the Night Stalkers, is an elite aviation unit that focuses on
transporting Special Forces soldiers, Army Rangers and Navy SEALs into some of
the most dangerous areas of the world for covert operations. Using the cover of
nightfall and keeping low to the ground to avoid radar detection, the pilots
often have to navigate through enemy territory and bad weather to safely deliver
and retrieve troops. He was a combat veteran with twelve deployments, eleven in
support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and one in support of Operation Enduring
Freedom. Chief Warrant Officer Geer’s military training included the Warrant
Officer Candidate School, the Aviation Warrant Officer Basic Course, the
Aviation Warrant Officer Advanced Course, the Electronics Warfare Officer
Course, Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape course, the UH-60 Aviator
Qualification Course, the UH-1 and UH-60 Instructor Pilot Courses, the Rotary
Wing Instructor Flight Examiner Course, and the Aviation Safety Officers Course.
His awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, three Air
Medals for valor, seven Air Medals, Joint Service Commendation Medal, two Army
Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, Valorous
Unit Award, Navy Good Conduct Medal, two National Defense Service Medals, three
Southwest Asia Service Medals, Afghanistan Campaign Medal-Campaign Star, Iraqi
Campaign Medal-Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal,
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Army
Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Kuwaiti Liberation Medal (Government of
Saudi Arabia), Kuwaiti Liberation Medal (Government of Kuwait), Navy Aircrew
Insignia Badge, and Senior Aviator Badge. He and his family were members of
Grace Bible Church of Clarksville, Tennessee. He is survived by his wife Gina
Geer; his son, Braden; his daughter, Emma; his mother, Barbara Geer; two
brothers, Anthony and Thomas Geer; and his sister, Tonya Geer.

“Terry”

10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1

Clean (135/95)

400m Weighted Run (45/20)

Bench Press (185/95)

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