BackBlast Honoring Jacob “Hightower” Hancher

Honoring Jacob “Hightower” Hancher

This will be simple, and not a normal backblast.  We came together as a community.  F3.  FiA.  Friends.  Family.  Young and old.  From near and far.  Various backgrounds and hometowns.  Veterans, rookies, and newcomers.  We came together as ONE group to honor Jacob.  Work was done.  The specifics are unimportant.  We honored Jacob.  His age.  …

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BackBlast “Hightower” Jacob Hancher – Badge # 374; EOW 10/03/20

“Hightower” Jacob Hancher – Badge # 374; EOW 10/03/20

Conditions Nice.  Cool.  Mid 60’s F3Nation is a BROTHERHOOD.  When one is lost, we ALL grieve.  This past weekend, we lost one of our local PAX who was serving the community he loved as a Myrtle Beach Police Officer.  Private First Class Jacob Hancher.  Hightower.  So young.  We all grieve and the Nation grieves over …

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BackBlast Off into the Wild blue Yonder.

Off into the Wild blue Yonder.

You will have to forgive me, I have a lot to get out in this. So, fare warning. Well………the anticipation had been looming for a few weeks. I keep getting the same question. How are you feeling? My answer for the last week has been some where between, What the hell am I getting my …

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BackBlast Surprise!!!

Surprise!!!

AO: Blackbeard Conditions: Hot and Humid…no breeze Its been a tough week.  OneCall hosted the #MondayDouble for Labor Day with an almost 2 hour #ElevationMonday ruck and an Oyster Bootcamp.  Tuesday, #Warthog hosted the #IronPAXChallenge.  Last time YHC was at #BlackBeard, we were just gearing up for this year’s #IPC and the BlackBeard PAX for …

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BackBlast 19 years later – 9/11 – #NeverForget

19 years later – 9/11 – #NeverForget

YHC always tries to take the Q for 9/11 to honor those that lost their lives and those that sacrificed everything, as well as to make sure that we all #NeverForget this incident.  And my basic Backblast information is the same, but with new PAX and all, it needs to be said!  And it never …

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BackBlast ISI DORA at Blackbeard’s

ISI DORA at Blackbeard’s

YHC rolled up to the AO around 0515 to meet with a man named Heisenberg. We were talking and he said there was a guest Q on for today. I humbly admitted it was I… and then the rain began coming down. It got pretty heavy and lasted a few minutes into the start of …

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BackBlast Why are we staging near the ER?

Why are we staging near the ER?

AO: Blackbeard Conditions: 79 degrees, 89% Humidity, Clear YHC has been meaning to get on the Blackbeard Q sheet for a couple of months but to do so, one must get on the Q sheet early since the next month is typically filled by the middle of the month prior.  So when YHC got on …

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BackBlast Day Umteen Thousand of World Shutdown

Day Umteen Thousand of World Shutdown

70ish   Modified Virtual Disclaimer recited in plank position.    Crankbait noticed that we were Three-Quarters of our Lock’d & Loaded Shieldlock, where’s Humpback?   10 Merkins SC 20 SSH IC 20 TTT IC 20 IW IC 20 HillBillies IC   COUPON WORK   15 OHP w/ Coupon OYO 15 Bent Over Rows w/ Coupon …

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BackBlast S.U.P.E.R. B.O.W.L.

S.U.P.E.R. B.O.W.L.

AO: Blackbeard’s Revenge Conditions: 43 and Clear Showed up early to plant Shovel Flag and do a warm-up mile ruck mosey.  Lights were already on thanks to Papa Smurf, he was already out doing his 2 mile warm-up mosey.  YHC got back from the ruck to see a couple of cars in the parking lot …

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BackBlast Blackbeard’s Revenge Christmas Tree “PAX Choice” challenge

Blackbeard’s Revenge Christmas Tree “PAX Choice” challenge

Conditions: After a good soaking yesterday until 0200-0300 this AM, YHC figured it would be quite damp and worked with the driest spots we had. Yep, call me wimpy! Anyway, mid 60’s and misty. Planted the shovel flag at 0445, hit the lights and off into the darkest for Papa’s morning trot. On the way back …

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