U.S. Army First Lieutenant Ashley White, 24, of Alliance, Ohio, assigned to the 230th Brigade Support Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, North Carolina National Guard, based in Goldsboro, North Carolina, died on October 22, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked her unit with an improvised explosive device. She is survived by her husband Captain Jason Stumpf, her parents Robert and Deborah, brother Josh, and sister Brittney.
Today's Hero Workout
Five rounds for time of:
3 Rope climbs
10 Toes to bar
21 Walking lunges 45/35lb
400 meter run
White is the first CrossFit Hero workout named for a woman. Lt. White was a member of the Cultural Support Team, a select group of elite female soldiers who secretly worked alongside Special Ops in Afghanistan, at a time when women were not officially allowed in combat.
You can read more about her life here, and in the book Ashley's War.
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