Meet Cpl Beth Wiggins, U.S.M.C. — 2017 Veteran
Cpl Beth Wiggins enlisted into the United States Marine Corps October 1, 1995. She served four years active duty and was discharged with an Honorable Discharge on October 2, 1999. Beth attended Boot Camp at Parris Island, South Carolina from October 1 until graduation on December 29, 1995. While in Boot Camp she was a Fire Team Leader and Platoon Guide.
After Boot Camp she was stationed at Fort McClellan in Anniston, Alabama for Military Police Training. Upon completion of MP school she was stationed at MCAS Iwakuni, Japan from April 1996 thru April 1997. After her tour overseas she was stationed at MCLB Albany, Georgia from April 1998 until her discharge October 1999. During her time in the Marine Corps she had the distinct honor to be chosen to play on the All Marine Softball Team.
Since the Marines, Beth worked as a contractor for the Department of the Army as Training sgt/unit armorer overseas. On September 1, 2015 she was injured on her way to work as a security supervisor for Airbus in Mobile, Alabama. She was riding her motorcycle and was run over by another driver. This caused significant injuries to both her legs resulting in double amputation.
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