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Former Dancing with the Stars champ and All My Children alum J.R. Martinez will guest-star on Army Wives, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Martinez, an Iraq War vet, will play an Army soldier-turned-physical therapist who works with wounded veterans. He will film the episode next month in Charleston, S.C.

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Martinez served in Iraq as an infantryman and was severely injured when his vehicle hit a landmine in 2003. He suffered severe burns to more than 40 percent of his body. After numerous surgeries, the 28-year-old went on to play Brot Monroe on All My Children. He also won Season 13 of Dancing with Karina Smirnoff.Army Wives returns Sunday, June 24 at 10/9c. Martinez's episode is slated to air in August.