Power Knee Prosthetics
Photo Credit: Craig Coleman
In 2009, then Lt. Col. Gregory D. Gadson became one of the first double amputees to be fitted with next-generation powered prosthetic knees which allow him to walk with a more natural gait. Gadson lost his legs to an improvised explosive device in Iraq in 2007. On June 25, he became the first double amputee in Army history to take the reins as garrison commander of a major installation.
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