Lance Corporal, United States Marine Corps
Timothy Donley is a United States marine. He enlisted on February 7, 2011 and joined Alpha Company of 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment in Camp Jejuene, North Carolina. Eleven months later, he was deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan. On February 9, 2012, just two days after his enlistment anniversary, he was struck by an improvised explosive while on dismounted patrol. He lost both legs. Donley is currently undergoing physical and psychological therapy at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he participates in Musicorps.