Team 5 Veterans Redefine Wilderness Medicine

Originally founded in 2010 by veteran Eric Linder, Team 5 is a nonprofit veteran foundation that provides medical care in some of the most remote corners of the world.

Linder, a decorated 30-year veteran with roots in law enforcement, UN Peacekeeping and the US and Israeli militaries, founded Team 5 out of a desire to help others.

His organization sends elite special ops medical teams into some of the most remote wilderness areas on the planet. Each team consists of five members: A doctor/surgeon, two special forces medics, an oral surgeon and pediatric intensive care nurse. Together they combine their skills and survival experience to offer remote wilderness medicine to underprivileged humans around the globe.