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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

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  • 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

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GOLD RUSH Miners who served in the Marine Corps

Carlos Minor

Portrait of Carlos Minor.

Scott Allen

Scott Allen

Photo By: Nigel Dupont

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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

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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.

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