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Martin Begosh - United States of America

A native of Maryland, USA, Mr. Begosh enlisted in the US Army in 1992 soon after graduating from Wheaton High School. While serving with the Military Police Company, he was deployed to assist with the US humanitarian relief mission in Somalia and later to Bosnia in 1995. During his mission in Bosnia, his vehicle struck a landmine, and he was evacuated to Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He was the first casualty of the US military mission in Bosnia. Over 3 years and 21 surgeries later, he is currently struggling with the difficult decision of whether to amputate his right lower leg. Mr. Begosh is continuing his education part-time and working toward a degree in Accounting. His injuries have kept him from pursuing his planned career in law enforcement.

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