USS Green Bay Marines, Sailors run in honor of Green Bay native

September 16th, 2011

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13th MEU Jerabek Challenge deck photo

(Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher O’Quin)(Released)

INDIAN OCEAN (Aug. 20, 2011) Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1/1, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and Sailors with the USS Green Bay (LPD-20), run in the early morning hours during the 2011 Pfc. Ryan Jerabek Memorial Challenge aboard ship, Aug. 20. Marines and sailors ran 40 laps around the ship’s flight deck or approximately four miles in honor of Jerabek, a Green Bay native who died April 6, 2004 during combat action in Ramadi Iraq. A run was held in Hobart Wisc., a week earlier in his honor. Governor Scott Walker proclaimed Aug. 13, 2011 to be Pfc. Ryan Jerabek Semper Fi Fund Day with proceeds from the run in the United States to benefit the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. The 13th MEU is deployed with the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group also providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the United States 7th Fleet area of operations.

13th MEU Jerabek Photo of runner
INDIAN OCEAN (Aug. 20, 2011) Marines with Battalion Landing Team 1/1, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), run in the early morning hours during the 2011 Pfc. Ryan Jerabek Memorial Challenge aboard USS Green Bay (LPD-20), Aug. 20. Marines and Sailors ran 40 laps around the ship’s flight deck or approximately four miles in honor of Jerabek, a Green Bay native who died April 6, 2004 during combat action in Ramadi Iraq. A run was held in Hobart Wisc., a week earlier in his honor. Governor Scott Walker proclaimed Aug. 13, 2011 to be Pfc. Ryan Jerabek Semper Fi Fund Day with proceeds from the run in the United States to benefit the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. The 13th MEU is deployed with the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group also providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the United States 7th Fleet area of operations. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher O’Quin)(Released)

13th MEU Jerabek Challenge runners
INDIAN OCEAN (Aug. 20, 2011) Marines and Sailors with Battalion Landing Team 1/1, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), run in the early morning hours during the 2011 Pfc. Ryan Jerabek Memorial Challenge aboard USS Green Bay (LPD-20), Aug. 20. Marines and Sailors ran 40 laps around the ship’s flight deck or approximately four miles in honor of Jerabek, a Green Bay native who died April 6, 2004 during combat action in Ramadi Iraq. A run was held in Hobart Wisc., a week earlier in his honor. Governor Scott Walker proclaimed Aug. 13, 2011 to be Pfc. Ryan Jerabek Semper Fi Fund Day with proceeds from the run in the United States to benefit the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. The 13th MEU is deployed with the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group also providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the United States 7th Fleet area of operations. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher O’Quin)(Released)

13th MEU Jerabek  Challenge runner gets water
INDIAN OCEAN (Aug. 20, 2011) Navy Seaman, Amanda B. Powers, an aviation boatswains mate fuel with USS Green Bay (LPD-20), passes water to Lance Cpl. James K. Perkins, an amphibious assault vehicle crewman with AAV Platoon, Alpha Company, Battalion Landing Team 1/1, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, during the 2011 Pfc. Ryan Jerabek Memorial Challenge aboard the USS Green Bay, Aug. 20. Marines and Sailors ran 40 laps around the ship’s flight deck or approximately four miles in honor of Jerabek, a Green Bay native who died April 6, 2004 during combat action in Ramadi Iraq. A run was held in Hobart Wisc., a week earlier in his honor. Governor Scott Walker proclaimed Aug. 13, 2011 to be Pfc. Ryan Jerabek Semper Fi Fund Day with proceeds from the run in the United States to benefit the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. The 13th MEU is deployed with the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group also providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the United States 7th Fleet area of operations. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher O’Quin)(Released)
13th MEU Jerabek Challenge runners do push ups
INDIAN OCEAN (Aug. 20, 2011) Marines and Sailors with Battalion Landing Team 1/1, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conclude the 2011 Pfc. Ryan Jerabek Memorial Challenge with push-ups, aboard USS Green Bay (LPD-20), Aug. 20. Marines and Sailors ran 40 laps around the ship’s flight deck or approximately four miles in honor of Jerabek, a Green Bay native who died April 6, 2004 during combat action in Ramadi Iraq. A run was held in Hobart Wisc., a week earlier in his honor. Governor Scott Walker proclaimed Aug. 13, 2011 to be Pfc. Ryan Jerabek Semper Fi Fund Day with proceeds from the run in the United States to benefit the Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund. The 13th MEU is deployed with the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group also providing support for maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the United States 7th Fleet area of operations. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Christopher O’Quin)(Released)

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