Two Combat Amputee Veterans Take on Mount Everest According to USA Today, it happened to Jukes in 2006 and Linville in 2011. Mount Everest is a difficult climb as it is, but for amputees, the risk of frostbite is higher at the amputation site due to the decreased blood flow. That’s not the only medical ... 10/12/2016 - 3:56 am | View Link
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
American Hero Becomes First Combat Amputee To Reach Top of Mount Everest Before he headed to Tibet for the climb, the 30-year-old vet told CBS News ... Medvetz is the founder of The Heroes Project, an organization that works with vets and soldiers “to improve the care and protection of heroes through individual support ... 05/19/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Top of the world: Marine amputee makes history with Everest climb The Heroes Project founder Tim Medvetz and Charlie Linville looking at Mount Everest in 2014. Their climb that year would be cut short after a deadly avalanche. Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Heroes Project This year's team reached the Everest base camp ... 05/19/2016 - 11:15 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
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 ... 10/24/2016 - 4:20 pm | View Website
Why Mount Everest is the wild climb they can't resist ... (CNN)Camp 4 on Mount Everest, the final camp before the summit, is a place most of us will only ever see in photos: perched at 26,180 feet on the shoulder ... 05/24/2016 - 4:15 pm | View Website
Active-duty U.S. soldiers, veteran summit Everest Story highlights. Two active-duty soldiers and a combat-wounded veteran reached the summit of Mount Everest; They were climbing to raise awareness for ... 05/24/2016 - 12:54 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
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 ... 05/19/2016 - 7:34 pm | View Website
On Sunday morning, the Rev. Dr. Jennifer Leath stood before her congregation with a familiar envelope in hand. She held it high and asked how many people had received one in the mail.
Resounding affirmation echoed back to the front of Campbell Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church — it seemed that everyone standing in the sanctuary of this church on the border of Whittier and City Park West, everyone sitting in the pews, bathed in the warm light filtered by stained glass, had received a ballot for the November election.
Leath was standing off to the side of the pulpit.
By Randy Ellis Staff Writer email@example.comSeveral new interchanges linking Oklahoma City interstate highways with downtown Oklahoma City are opening Friday afternoon — just in time for the season-opening Oklahoma City Thunder NBA basketball game.
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FROM STAFF REPORTSAs law officers continue to search for Michael Dale Vance Jr. into the sixth day, a hotline number could be a major tool in the Oklahoma manhunt.
Vance has been wanted since the Sunday night shooting and wounding of two Wellston police officers and the deaths of his uncle and aunt who were brutally murdered.
Oklahoma County Sheriff's spokesman Mark Opgrande said tips to the hotline could break the case.
FROM STAFF REPORTSAn unofficial Blue alert, an alert issued by the Department of Public Safety after two Wellston police officers were shot and a couple found slain near Luther, remains in effect on the sixth day of an Oklahoma manhunt.
The hunt for Michael Dale Vance.