Captain De Giesen – HERO WOD


In Honor and Remembrance of Fallen Marine Captian Kyle Van De Giesen who served during Operation Enduring Freedom and to the family he leaves behind. Never Forget their Sacrifice for Our Freedom.
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Today after coming back from the 29th Marine Corps Marathon I think of the faces I saw in honor of fallen heroes. So I came home after 26.2 miles to honor someone great. This one is for you brother. NEVER FORGET THEIR SACRIFICE. ALL IT TAKES IS ALL YOU GOT.

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“CAPTAIN DE GIESEN”

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09 Deadlift (205)

A Marine helicopter pilot from Massachusetts who died in Afghanistan is being honored at Saint Anselm College.

Capt. Kyle Van De Giesen of North Attleborough, Mass., is a former student and starting quarterback on the Catholic college’s football team.

He was remembered with a prayer and a moment of silence before the Oct. 31 home game against the University of New Haven.

The field was painted with a red, white and blue ribbon as well as Van De Giesen’s uniform number, 12. The Marine motto “Semper Fi” is also being added to the field.

The initials KV will be added to the team’s helmets.

The 29-year-old Van De Giesen was one of 14 Americans killed Monday in a pair of helicopter crashes. He leaves behind a pregnant wife and young daughter.

29, of North Attleborough Mass.; assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; died Oct. 26 at FOB Dwyer, Afghanistan, after a collision between a UH-1 and an AH-1 helicopter in Helmand province. Also killed were Cpl. Gregory M.W. Fleury, Capt. Eric A. Jones and Capt. David S. Mitchell.

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