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Nationwide WOD for Warriors taking over Yuengling Center for Veterans Day

Posted at 4:56 AM, Nov 11, 2019

TAMPA, Fla. — Hundreds of people are expected to fill USF's Yungeling Center this Veterans Day for WOD for Warriors.

WOD stands for Workout of the Day.

The Team Red, White and Blue event sponsored by Cigar City Crossfit and Homes 4 Champions aims to help Veterans transition back to civilian life.

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According to Team RWB, there are 200 locations across the world with opportunities for veterans in their communities.

Arielle Murray is a Cigar City Crossfit Coach and the wife of a Veteran.

"RWBs mission of creating a welcoming environment for veterans with a focus of health and wellness and meaningful connections has provided a lot of great opportunities not only for members of our gym but people across the country," says Murray.

The event in Tampa is also sponsored by Homes 4 Champions.

"We want to help veterans be able to transition back into their communities a little bit more easily. We're really passionate about serving those that have served us," Marketing Director Isabeau Boody said.

If you'd like to attend Monday's event or participate, click here.