CPT Kasandra "Kaci" Clark was selected for the U.S. Army's new Warrior Fitness Team. The Team made quite an impression during the largest multi-sports event in the world in Columbus, Ohio. A team of six Soldiers claimed first place out of 32 teams in the CrossFit Endeavor competition. The team included: Capt. Kasandra Clark, an aviation officer; Capt. Deanna Clegg, a logistics officer; Capt. Brian Harris, an aeromedical evacuation officer; Capt. Ashley Shepherd, a military intelligence officer; 1st. Lt. Chandler Smith, an armor officer; and Spc. Jacob Pfaff, a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter repairer. While the Warrior Fitness Team was very competitive, their presence was about much more than winning trophies.
Capt. Kasandra Clark is an aviation officer at the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia. She is from Peachtree City, Georgia. She has been in the U.S. Army for 8 years. Clark is a CrossFit level 1 and 2 coach and specializes in USA Weightlifting, CrossFit gymnastics and is also a Master Fitness Trainer. Clark performed many moves at The 2019 Arnold Affiliate Gathering, CrossFit Endeavor. Clark and the team had 20 minutes to establish an Olympic Total. Each athlete had three attempts on each lift. Here she setting up to complete a round of clean and jerks.
The Army is modernizing its recruiting efforts and seeking new ways to reach individuals who meet the qualifications necessary to serve. The Army already invests in the physical fitness of Soldiers, so it is using its elite athletes to connect with individuals in the fitness community and educate them about the opportunities and benefits of service in the Army. Read more.