The non-profit foundation Team 5 is comprised of special operations forces medical veterans and is dedicated to providing modern medical care to some of the world’s harshest and most inaccessible locations. Additionally, Team 5 provides stateside disaster response with its volunteer base of hand-selected medical and survival experts. Company founder Eric Linder said, “In order to be involved, you must first show up.” This sentiment extends beyond the foundation’s local assistance and into the global community where help is needed. Previous relief expeditions include the Amazon jungle, Guatemalan rainforest and the Grenadines. Visit team-5.org to donate or file a volunteer application.
Veterans Provide Medical Relief
Although Bergmann’s products never received the notoriety of the Luger, the Broomhandle or the Colt M1911, he nevertheless set many milestones in firearm development—including making the first pistol to achieve genuine commercial success. How’s that for extraordinary?
Born from a desire for a faster and flatter shooting cartridge, the .32-20 Winchester Center Fire cartridge came to the world stage at the end of the 19th century as a popular option for revolvers and lever-action rifles alike, but its popularity eventually dwindled as the 20th century progressed.