Jacob "Jake" Wilson is an active CTRG (Combat Technology Research Group) Group 8 Operator who is in the South Zagoria oblast of Chernarus to investigate rumors of a private company operating in or around former military facilities that is potentially involved in the propagation and spread of the Z virus. Previously Group 8 was operating in southern Russia gathering intel and developing counter tactics and technology against advanced threats being developed in that region. Another Group 8 team, performing intel gathering operations on the Russian island of Namalsk, recovered documents that lead to the deployment of Jake's team to Chernarus. Jake was sent in as a part of a small team but over time he has lost communications with both members of his team as well as his command. While accomplishing his mission is still a priority, his primary goal is surviving and that may mean cooperating or even assimilating with existing groups of survivors in Chernarus. Due to the secretive nature of the CTRG organization and the sensitivity of his mission, Jake keeps his identity as an operator concealed and will only reveal his history and mission over time as other survivors gain his trust. In the meantime, he may use cover stories and made up background to satisfy other's curiosity. Jake is a fundamentally good person, but his decades of combat experience and deep cover missions has hardened him. He has a strong sense of what is right and wrong but has a deep understanding of the gray areas in between. Jake is more than capable of spending long periods of time surviving alone, staying out of sight, but he longs for the comraderie he had with his team. He approaches every situation cautiously. His actions are judicious. But he is more than capable of violence when the situation calls for it.