Hero Saturday “Tyler”


5 Rounds for time

  • Muscle-ups, 7 reps
  • 95/65-lb. sumo deadlift high pulls, 21 reps

Tyler Parten

U.S. Army 1st Lt. Tyler E. Parten, 24, of Arkansas, died Sept. 10, 2009, in Konar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire. He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.
Parten is survived by his mother, Lona; and brother, Daniel.

First posted Oct. 17, 2009

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