Operation Red Wings Memorial – 5K Virtual Run COMBO


Help us honor and pay tribute to the 19 brave men lost to us on Operation Red Wings!

On June 28th, 2005 a four man Navy SEAL surveillance and reconnaissance team was inserted onto the slopes of Sawtalo Sar in the Pech District of Afghanistan’s Kunar Province.  The purpose of this mission was to locate and identify a local terrorist leader, Ahmad Shah.  The team was compromised when some local goat herders happened to cross their path and see them.  After letting these locals go, the four man unit was then attacked by a host of Taliban terrorists.  In the ensuing gun battle, Navy SEALs Danny Dietz, Michael P. Murphy, and Matthew Axelson are killed by enemy gun fire.  The lone remaining SEAL, Marcus Luttrell, is critically injured in multiple areas.

However, during the firefight, team leader LT Mike Murphy intentionally exposed himself to enemy gun fire to get a clear communication signal out calling for the Quick Reaction Force (QRF) to reinforce them.  LT Murphy is shot multiple times, taking his life.  LT Murphy would earn the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions.

The message was received at Bagram AFB and a MH-47 Chinook helicopter was dispatched immediately with eight SEALs.  This helicopter was shot down by a rocket propelled grenade as the SEALs were beginning to disembark killing all eight SEALs and the 8 Army Knight Stalker crew members on board.

Luttrell would live through the ordeal and eventually return to the US and author the book “Lone Survivor” which was also made into a movie of the same name.

You asked for it…we listened! This year, for the first time ever, when you sign up for a Virtual Run you automatically get a finisher’s shirt included!

Only while supplies last, get one of our incredibly soft and crazy comfortable event tshirts WITH the 5K ORW Virtual Run for only $45!!  Show off your handsome, new 5″ finisher’s medal on the back drop of our amazingly popular 35/65 ring-spun cotton poly blend tee!

2019 Operation Red Wings Memorial Tee


Help us celebrate the heroism and valor of the 19 men lost to us supporting Operation Red Wings on June 28th, 2005.

The proceeds from the sale of this tshirt will go directly to:

Lone Survivor Foundation
VETTED Foundation
Adaptive Training Foundation
Operation Enduring Warrior
LT Mike P. Murphy Navy SEAL Museum
SEAL Family Foundation


Next Level Premium Cotton Poly blend
120g/3.5oz 65% Poly/35% Combed Ring-Spun Cotton
Sizes: XS - 3XL
Colors: Espresso and OD Green

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In memoriam:

LT Michael P. Murphy 29 Patchogue, New York
SO2 Matthew Axelson 29 Cupertino, California
SO2 Danny Dietz 25 Littleton, Colorado
SOC Jacques J. Fontan 36 New Orleans, Louisiana
SOCS Daniel R. Healy 36 Exeter, New Hampshire
LCDR Erik S. Kristensen 33 San Diego, California
SO1 Jeffery A. Lucas 33 Corbett, Oregon
LT Michael M. McGreevy, Jr. 30 Portville, New York
SO2 James E. Suh 28 Deerfield Beach, Florida
SO1 Jeffrey S. Taylor 30 Midway, West Virginia
SO2 Shane E. Patton 22 Boulder City, Nevada
SSG Shamus O. Goare 29 Danville, Ohio
CWO3 Corey J. Goodnature 35 Clarks Grove, Minnesota
SGT Kip A. Jacoby 21 Pompano Beach, Florida
SFC Marcus V. Muralles 33 Shelbyville, Indiana
MSG James W. Ponder III 36 Franklin, Tennessee
MAJ Stephen C. Reich 34 Washington Depot, Connecticut
SFC Michael L. Russell 31 Stafford, Virginia
CWO4 Chris J. Scherkenbach 40 Jacksonville, Florida

Additional information

Weight 10 oz
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 1 in

Men's Open, Women's Open, Men's Masters (40+), Women's Masters (40+)

Tshirt Size


Tshirt Color

Espresso, OD Green

2019 Operation Red Wings Memorial Tee


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