2018 T3 Memorial Day Fundraiser

Train to Transition (T3) Veterans Project
Memorial Day Fundraiser

Our non-profit 501(c)3 helps veterans transition to civilian life through physical training and community.
We raise money to pay for combat veteran’s membership to T3 affiliated CrossFit gyms.

Train to Transition needs your help.

T3 is hosting a fundraising workout on Memorial Day.  We did the first one last year, and it was incredibly effective, raising over $11,000 across the 6 different locations.  Any hosting CrossFit Affiliate can choose to do any CrossFit Hero workout that they wish. We set up each Affiliate with their own fundraising page and all proceeds go directly to funding veterans in the program.Last year, FRCF did the CF Hero workout called, The Seven.  It is a workout named in honor of the seven CIA agents that died in a suicide car bombing on Camp Chapman in Khost, Afghanistan on December 30th, 2009.  There were 6 others wounded in that attack.  One of those wounded that day was a man with the call sign, “Wyatt”.  After being wounded in the attack, Wyatt crawled around in the dust and the mud and the blood and saved a bunch of lives putting on tourniquets and rendering first aid to the survivors until help arrived.

Wyatt was a veteran Navy SARC (Special Amphibious Reconnaissance Corpsman) and an experienced GRS Protective Agent (Global Response Staff) who served our country in various capacity for almost 20 years.  I am lucky enough to know someone that served with Wyatt, Jimmy Graham. Last year, when we decided to do The Seven, Jimmy called up Wyatt and asked if he had anything that we could have at the gym for the event that would be a visual representation of the attack at Khost. Two hours later, Wyatt had the flag that flew over Camp Chapman on the day of the attack and one of the granite stars that had been carved out of the memorial for the casualties from that attack, in the mail. It was an incredibly touching and generous gesture on Wyatt’s part.

Since last year’s Memorial Day event, Wyatt unfortunately passed away during a training event. He was still actively involved in the defense of our country in 2017, almost 8 years after getting blown up on that porch in Khost. So, we have named a workout in his honor and are using that workout for our Memorial Day fundraiser this year.

Like last year, Jimmy Graham (veteran Navy SEAL and former GRS Protective Agent) will be at the event at FRCF to speak about Wyatt.

How can you get involved?

1. Donate
2. Host a fundraiser at your gym
3. Get the word out #T3vets on social media.
4. Contact Skip for more info Skip@FrontRangeCrossFit.com

Don’t wait till it hits home.
Too many of our service men and women are struggling to re-adjust.

Support our vets
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