Stuart McKenzie is not just a popular star on the Discovery Channel's Gold Rush series. he's also a Hanford High graduate and Iraq War Veteran. He's a former U.S. Army Infantry Scout Sniper and a Purple Heart recipient. If you missed our previous post about Stuart on Gold Rush, you can see it HERE. Recently, Stuart opened up about getting his hand blown off by a roadside bomb in Iraq. This is one brave soul. Thank you for your service sir, and we'll be watching you on Gold Rush!


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