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July 7, 2013

Team Schlitz Supports Captain Ben Harrow

Last year, Team Schlitz was a huge success at the Tunnel to Towers run in New York City.  The effort was to help built a smart home to help Michael Schlitz get around and otherwise live his life.  Michael was a Ranger who lost both his arms in an IED blast and was severely burned over almost all of his body.

Now that Michael is set, he is now passionate about helping other Special Operations veterans who have suffered amputations.  This year Michael has picked Captain Ben Harrow to support.  Ben is a West Point graduate and Green Beret who lost both his legs in an IED detonation.  The Tunnel to Towers run, which Team Schlitz will be ruck marching again, isn’t until September, but you can begin pre-ordering your Team Schlitz shirt now over at Ranger Up!

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is an eight year Army Special Operations veteran who served as a Sniper and Team Leader in 3rd Ranger Battalion and as a Senior Weapons Sergeant on a Military Free Fall team in 5th Special Forces Group. Having left the military in 2010, he graduated from Columbia with a BA in political science. Murphy is the author of Reflexive Fire, Target Deck, Direct Action, and numerous non-fiction articles about Weapons, Tactics, Special Operations, Terrorism, and Counter-Terrorism. He has appeared in documentaries, national television, and syndicated radio.

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  • hlconrad4(MAFIA)

    Weakling!!!!!!!! Hahaha, JK T9!!!! (Wink, wink) :-))

  • FrancisMarion

    Got to throw some back with Mike Schlitz at the Shot Show in Vegas this year, and was honored to attend the breaking ground ceremony for his custom home shortly after. Gary Sinise and his associates are doing great things with this organization.  Schlitz is great guy who remains incredibly positive and even humorous about his situation between his many surgeries. An inspiration and a reminder of what we inevitably take for granted. Keep it up, Mike.

  • Jake75

    Virginstateofmind  14, I live in PA, 2.5 - 3 hours away from  NY. I gotta look into this more than ask around. I got a few people in mind.

  • Julesy

    Virginstateofmind  Bummer. I was hoping for an Atlanta or Chicago contingent (I'm from ATL but also have in-laws in Chi-town). I'm crap at raising $ since I hate asking others to give, but do love to show my love for vets.

  • Virginstateofmind

    How old are ya and where you coming from?