April 29, 2023
The first combat wounded veteran to summit Mount Everest
Thursday, May 19, 2016- Mount Everest—At 9:22AM PDT, The Heroes Project USMC Staff Sergeant Charlie Linville (age 30) became the first combat wounded veteran to summit Mount Everest. Along with him were Tim Medvetz (founder The Heroes Project), videographer Kazuya Hiraide. Sherpa team included Mingma Sherpa, Chhiring Wanchu Sherpa, Ngima Tashi Sherpa, Ang Pasang Sherpa and Lhakpa Nuru Sherpa.