US veteran becomes first combat amputee to scale Mt. Everest BOISE - The first combat amputee to climb Mount Everest is back in the Treasure Valley ... It was his third attempt to reach the summit with the Heroes Project. EARLIER: 2 vets strive to climb Mt. Everest Linville stepped on an IED in Afghanistan in ... 06/1/2016 - 10:16 am | View Link
Mount Everest summit wasn't out of this combat amputee's reach a nonprofit that helps injured veterans climb mountains. And with Medvetz's help, it was this resolve that made Linville the first combat amputee to reach the summit of Mount Everest on Thursday. In a news release, the organization announced Linville's ... 05/20/2016 - 5:24 am | View Link
Top of the world: Marine amputee makes history with Everest climb Top of the world: Marine amputee makes history with Everest climb A combat-wounded Marine veteran made good on his third attempt to scale the world's highest peak, the group behind his climb announced Thursday. Check out this story on Militarytimes.com ... 05/19/2016 - 11:15 am | View Link
First combat amputee reaches the top of Mount Everest A Marine Corps veteran who lost his leg in Iraq reached the top of Mount Everest Thursday to become the first ... This was the third attempt to climb Everest for Linville, who is a married father with two daughters. Two previous efforts were ... 05/19/2016 - 10:35 am | View Link
Marine amputee aims to conquer Mount Everest, "demons" of war Charlie Linville hopes to be the first combat amputee to reach the summit of Mount ... climb the world's tallest mountains. "60 Minutes" followed Medvetz and Marine Isaac Blunt in 2013 as they climbed the tallest peak in Australia. He's also taken wounded ... 04/10/2016 - 7:55 pm | View Link
Wounded veteran Charlie Linville summits Mount Everest ... A 30-year-old Idaho native has become the first combat wounded veteran to climb Mount Everest. The Heroes Project, a group that helps wounded veterans, announced ... 07/26/2016 - 6:21 pm | View Website
Climb Kilimanjaro | Ultimate Kilimanjaro News and Notes Ultimate Kilimanjaro®: Press & News. Ultimate Kilimanjaro® is an authoritative expert in the industry. Because of our reputation as the #1 guide service on Mount ... 07/23/2016 - 10:03 am | View Website
The Other Side of The Mountain | Outside Online The Other Side of The Mountain The U.S. military has always excelled at training soldiers, but they've had a tougher time helping them adjust to peace. 07/18/2016 - 9:58 pm | View Website
Ex-Marine Charlie Linville Becomes First Amputee Veteran ... Charlie Linville, pictured here on an earlier climb, became the first combat amputee to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Heroes Project 05/21/2016 - 7:36 am | View Website
Mount Everest Icon Tenzing Norgay's Son Criticizes Sherpas ... The son of a legendary Nepalese Mount Everest guide lashed out at the "circus" the climb has become, with some Sherpas risking their lives. 05/16/2016 - 2:34 am | View Website
Colorado Timberframe employees worked 24 hours a day, six days a week for 11 months straight, cutting wood to build the largest freestanding timber-frame structure in the world: a life-size replica of Noah’s Ark, as described in the Bible.
The crew sent 180 semi-trucks filled with timber components to Williamstown, Ky., where they oversaw construction of the Ark Encounter, a sister attraction to Answers In Genesis‘ Creation Museum about an hour away.
“It was an amazing honor,” said Colorado Timberframe president Keenan Tompkins.