Sgt. Avila joined the U.S. Army in 2004 as an Infantryman, deploying to Iraq in 2007. On May 14, 2007, his vehicle was struck with a 200 lb IED, resulting in burns to 75% of his body and amputation below the knee of his right leg.Upon retiring from the U.S. Army in 2010, Sgt. Avila never allowed his injuries to slow his success.
Powering through his injuries, he became the current world record holder for the World Association of Bench and Deadlift in the Paralympics category. He also started his own consulting firm, 5 Toes, and dedicated his life to serving his fellow veterans. Sgt. Avila now serves as a liaison for Sons Of The Flag, helping other wounded warriors through their recovery process as well. He continues to motivate wounded veterans and seeks to educate the public about veteran issues through numerous public speaking events and is a sought after motivational speaker.
Omar "Crispy" Avila's Coffee Subscription
Best of BRCC
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Crispy's Favorite Products
Freedom Fuel Coffee Roast
You've gotta keep that freedom engine running- only the best coffee will do the job! This 100% Excelso roast has a dark and bold flavor. It lists as an 8 on our roast scale of 1-10.Check it out
Texas SBR Flag Shirt - Black
Things to always do:
- Point the business end of a claymore toward the enemy
- Drink America's coffee
- Show your support for BRCC, America, and the Second Amendment in comfort and style with the new Texas SBR Flag Shirt
Texas Freedom Mug
You don’t mess with Texas, and we didn’t mess around making the Texas Freedom Mug. This mug keeps coffee hot and keeps freedom free while you drink a cup or three of America’s Coffee.Check it out
Texas SBR Flag Flexfit Hat
A camouflage hat featuring the Texas flag overlaid with an SBR. It doesn't get much more American than that. With BRCC's recent move to the Lone Star State, it seemed appropriate to mark the occasion.Check it out