The Heroes Project says wounded Idaho veteran climbs Mount Everest

BOISE, Idaho — A group that helps wounded veterans says a 30-year-old Idaho native has become the first combat wounded veteran to climb Mount Everest.

The Heroes Project announced Thursday that retired U.S. Marine Corp Staff Sgt. Charlie Linville had reached the 29,029-foot summit.

The group says it was the third attempt to reach the summit by the Boise High School graduate after previous tries in 2014 and 2015.

On May 19th at 9:22 AM PDT Charlie Linville is officially the 1st ever...


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