GOLD RUSH 11

GOLD RUSH 11

Close up of Stefan Generally, holding flag

Honoring the Military Veterans of Gold Rush

By: Discovery

Every year on November 11th, we celebrate the people that served the United States across all military branches. To the miners from GOLD RUSH who served in our armed forces, thank you for your service.

November 11, 2020

GOLD RUSH miners who served in the Army.

Fred Lewis

Fred Lewis portrait.

Photo By: Simon Wagen

Khara Lewis

Stuart McKenzie

Stuart McKenzie portrait.

Photo By: Simon Wagen

Stefan Generally

Close up of Stefan Generally, holding flag

Kyle Pletzke

Kyle Pletzke portrait.

Photo By: Simon Wagen

KC Morgan

Close up of casey morgan

  • Fred Lewis - Fred is a former Green Beret and Special Forces Medic, Africa, Korea, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
  • Khara Lewis - Khara is Fred's wife and a former Psyops.
  • Stuart McKenzie - Stuart is a Purple Heart recipient and former U.S. army infantry SCOUT sniper. His hand was blown off by a roadside bomb and later reattached.
  • Stefan Generally - Stefan is former US Army Special Forces and the recipient of one Purple Heart. He served 26 years with 12 deployments.
  • Kyle Pletzke - Kyle is former U.S. Army infantry. He was injured in combat during a roll-over accident in Afghanistan where he had many broken bones including a shattered pelvis.
  • KC Morgan - Eight years in the Army as part of an Army Aviation unit.

Marine Corps

See All Photos

GOLD RUSH Miners who served in the Marine Corps

Carlos Minor

Portrait of Carlos Minor.

Scott Allen

Scott Allen

Photo By: Nigel Dupont

GOLD RUSH 11

Johnny Stanz portrait.

Photo By: Simon Wagen

  • Carlos Minor
  • Scott Allen
  • John Stanz - Recipient of two Purple Hearts–medically retired Marine Raider, was in a coma after a roadside bomb explosion.

Air Force

See All Photos

GOLD RUSH miner who served in the Air Force.

Kendell Madden

Kendell Madden portrait.

Photo By: Simon Wagen

  • Kendell Madden - Kendall is a Former U.S. Airforce Special Operations Load Master. He was injured in a MC130P combat shadow flying accident.

Next Up

Your Guide to Fan-Favorite Series and Specials Making a Comeback This Spring... Shark Week Anyone?

Starting March 23rd enjoy HOURS of your favorite shows on Discovery, Science, and Animal Planet. From SHARK WEEK and MYTHBUSTERS to CRIKEY! IT'S THE IRWINS and more, scroll through to get the details.

Bindi Irwin is Pregnant!

Bindi Irwin and her husband Chandler, stars of Crikey! It's the Iwins, announced they are expecting!

Grant Imahara, Mythbusters Alum and Battlebots Judge, Dies at 49

Updated: July 16, 2020 Former Mythbuster, Battlebots Champion, and recent Battlebots judge passed away suddenly at the age of 49.

Here Are Some Things You Never Knew About Saint Patrick's Day

Every year on March 17th, people around the world celebrate Saint Patrick's Day with parades, feasts, and a whole lot of green. But what is Saint Patrick's Day and why do we celebrate it?

David Blaine Floats Over Arizona Desert Holding Only Helium Balloons

Yes, you read that right. The 47 year-old illusionist awed viewers yesterday on YouTube with his latest high-flying act, “Ascension.”

The Definitive Guide to Everything You Can Binge for FREE Now on Discovery, Animal Planet & Sci GO

Looking to get sucked into a world of speed, adventure, or cute baby animals? Discovery has you covered. We have so many shows free for your streaming and binging pleasure across Discovery, Animal Planet, and Science GO.

Robert Downey Jr. Behind New Discovery Series 'The Bond'

The series will explore the special relationship between humans and some animals.

Caring for Your Pets During Tough Times

Our pets aren't just pets, they are our family. Here are a few tips on how to keep them happy and healthy during uncertain times. UPDATE: 4/28/2020

All-New Series Phantom Signals Investigates the Strange and Unexplainable

In a world dominated by technology, every day we are exposed to signals that take part in our daily operations. But what happens when a glitch occurs? Find out on PHANTOM SIGNALS, premiering Thursday, October 8 at 10 P ET, only on Science Channel.

Bindi Irwin Marries Long-Time Boyfriend Chandler Powell

The wedding date had to be pushed forward due to the coronavirus, but the day was still filled with love.