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Army Sergeant Bryan Kelsey

US Army Sergeant Bryan Kelsey, a team leader with the Military Police, was injured in Iraq in March of 2005 when an IED (155mm Artillery Shell) detonated and ripped through the Humvee that Sergeant Kelsey was in.
 
Sergeant Kelsey was knocked to the ground, and for a short period of time lost his hearing. He suffered injuries to his body from shrapnel, PTSD, and injuries to left elbow, left knee, and right shoulder. Sergeant Kelsey has also been diagnosed with tinnitus. After treatment, rather than return to the US, Kelsey remained with his platoon. He was honorably discharged in December of 2010.
 
For his service to the country, Sergeant Kelsey received the Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal (3x), Army Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Good Conduct Medal (2x), National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Action Badge, Parachutist Badge, and the Expert Badge (Rifle, Pistol).
 
Sergeant Kelsey would like to complete his studies., and aspires to be either a physical therapist or a dentist, and would also like to work for the VA or another organization that assists veterans.  He was recently gifted a home in Arizona.