Andrew & Tori Smith
United States Army Sergeant Andrew Smith(ret.) and Tori Smith were married in December of 2011. Eight short weeks after the wedding, Tori said goodbye as Andrew left the United States for his first tour in Afghanistan.
SGT Smith of the 82nd Airborne Division was severely injured while on his first deployment to Afghanistan on March 8, 2012 by an improvised explosive devise (IED). Andrew lost both his legs and has suffered severe abdominal injuries resulting in over forty surgeries. Andrew and Tori spent almost two years at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Andrew was married to Victoria on December 23, 2011 and since the moment of his injury, he and Tori, and their families have felt the love, support, and prayers of many who prayed for his recovery and rehabilitation.