MOH recipient Gary Wetzel injured on the way to Sturgis


Anyone who rides a motorcycle will tell you that Sturgis is happening right now. For those not familiar with Sturgis, it is a small town in South Dakota that attracts thousands of riders each year for its motorcycle festival.

Gary Wetzel

Gary Wetzel

This year, Medal of Honor recipient Gary Wetzel (see video below) was injured in a crash on the way to the event. He went into surgery on Tuesday and is recovering at a local hospital. If you would like to send your best wishes to him, you can send him a card at:

Gary G Wetzel
PO Box 84
Oak Creek, WI

Here is a news article that describes his accident: Gary Wetzel injured in motorcycle accident. The best quote in the article comes from his wife Kathy, who said, “Gary is in pain but he has nine lives and is already on number 18.”

Thoughts and prayers welcome too.

[Notified of his accident by Cliff, fellow Vietnam veteran]


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