GRT Jake's Medical Needs & Personal Loss

53689274_1609688758638072_r.jpeg[Photo: Jake, on right, rucking with friend and co-worker Chris.]

Jake was transporting the balance of his personal items to his new residence for his upcoming job as a highway patrolman, when he hit black ice and met a tree.  Firemen had to cut him out of his vehicle.  For all of the horrible sounding things that he dealt with in the hours immediately following, he is talking and on a good path to recovery.

As a rucking community, let's provide some funds to him and his family to help cover medical deductibles, any uncovered expenses they may run into, but also, once medical expenses are clear, some funds to help Jake rebuild his personal belongings.

If you haven't had the pleasure of rucking with Jake, he has a true servant’s heart, ready to jump in and share the load, going above and beyond anything asked of him.  While in the Tulsa, OK area, he was actively involved in the local ruck club, participating in several club rucks each month, serving as Team Lead and ATL on a number of rucks, and was an active member of the leadership committee for a time.

Being so young, he already has an impressive history of service. He served in his community’s local volunteer fire department, worked five years as an emergency medical technician, has served almost three years in the U.S. Army Reserve in Oklahoma, worked as oil production lead rescue medical technician, and, at the time of this writing, is literally two weeks away from graduating the highway patrol academy in a nearby state.

Thank you for your support!

53689274_160968955262818_r.jpeg[Photo: Jake, far left, participating in the GORUCK Club Callout "Buddy Carry Ruck" that coincided with Tulsa's Green Country Ruckers' "Straw & Silk Ruck" (meaning straw hats and silkies/Ranger Panties/short shorts).]

53689274_1609689717157741_r.jpeg[Photo: Jake, second from the right, participating in a Green Country Rucker club ruck.]

53689274_1609689789172287_r.jpeg[Photo: Jake, top of the slide, doing what come naturally to him: Not moving on to the next obstacle on his own, but turning around and lending a helping hand to his burdened teammates.]


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Organizer and beneficiary

Michael Welborn 
Tulsa, OK
Jacob Frantz 
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