U.S. Air Force Major Lucas “Gaza” Gruenther, of Twain Harte, California, died Jan. 28, 2013, when his F-16 jet went down in the Adriatic Sea off the coast of Italy. Gruenther was in the 555th Fighter Squadron where he served as an F-16 Flight Lead for the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy. Gruenther is survived by his wife, Cassy; daughter, Serene, born just a week after his death; parents, Romel Mathias and Joseph Malin; brother and sister-in-law, Alex and Britton; brother, Chance Hildreth; grandmothers, Melba Mathias and Brigitta Gruenther; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He is preceded in death by his grandfathers, Robert Mathis and Col. Donald Gruenther.
Team Style GAZA. Work may be partitioned any way, as long as each team member contributes to each round.
5 rounds for time of:
35 kettlebell swings, 1.5 pood
20 box jumps, 30-inch box
JOIN US FOR A CELEBRATION OF LIFE AND COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER FOR THE MAJOR LUCAS GRUENTHER LEGACY FOUNDATION. 12-5 PM. COME WORKOUT, WATCH, CHEER ON THE TEAMS, AND PURCHASE FOOD OR RAFFLE TICKETS TO SUPPORT THE CAUSE! THE FOUNDATION PROVIDES SCHOLARSHIPS FOR LOCAL PEOPLE WHO EXHIBIT LUC’S LOVE FOR LIFE, AND HAVE HIS SPIRIT AND AMBITION, ALL WHILE BENEFITTING THE COMMUNITY.