Erik Rourke During the outbreak is in the special forces for the US He was born and raised in The United States . After he grew up in a broken home, he knew that he would grow up to Enlist in the military to prove what everyone said about him wrong.4 years later, shortly after graduating SF warrant officer training, Erik got news that his Wife was going to have a child. He took a flight so he could be there for the birth of his child, knowing nothing of the outbreak. Upon arrival at the hospital, which was more quiet than usual, the television switched channels automatically to the news.Erik heard the anchor on the TV talking about the US sending over UN troops to help out Chernarus with a outbreak.The following day his team was one of the assigned teams to join the UN special forces that will be sent over to control the outbreak He is strong willed, enthusiastic and eager to prove himself.The date is July 17th were currently on the NATO cruiser approaching the country.When his unit got dispatched to Chernogorsk not knowing how bad the outbreak was. The day is July 19th they have been fighting a huge wave of infection off and eventually half of his unit was gone before the evening.By the next day the city was pretty much lost.He got separated from the remaining members of his unit and didn't know where to go.He wandered aimlessly to try to find his unit but with no help it was useless.After a while there was only two things running through his mind. One he must find his unit and two he must return home to protect his family.