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New information on a story we've been following very closely here aren't happening now the progress of staff sergeant Travis Nelson today.
We had a remarkable update for you here's just the backgrounds -- know it I travesty seeing screen there is a quadruple amputee two months ago.
He lost both his arms and both his lay eggs in an IED's -- and while on his third deployment to Afghanistan.
Now last week we spoke to Travis for the first time in case you missed it.
Here's how -- -- explains a little bit about what happened to Hammond and a little taste of his personality -- I was -- to navigate the Monday unable -- you know and had a bad day at work but.
Every now and then -- -- -- that weren't in.
And I that there weren't had become -- as they battle like have my arms -- gone but without technology out there and everything they're doing for me I'm gonna be able to drive walk.
I can still thought and I let my money make -- -- -- hit the base so.
The -- -- anchor turning mine I'm gonna smile the money maker.
Well and the last ten days some incredible strides have been made.
Literally we want to share them with you like Travis is now learning to use his new prosthetic arm you can see it right there in your screen it's called the -- -- -- It's not the permanent prosthetic he's gonna be using but it's something to starred on and you can see there his hand and opening close -- -- can also rotates if you want some Gatorade.
He's a Gatorade pass a more important things as well.
-- that's clearly there -- little eight month old little girl.
And I you can seize on daddy duty on data that no and -- -- so there's clearly getting fed by her dad.
I nice -- -- the two of them and a big event happened yesterday as well.
-- Travis is now taking his first stats the picture cannot do this -- yes it's incredibly incredible and incredibly difficult to deal.
Those by the -- -- not his permanent prosthetic legs there's like starter -- that he Weller schori says they're called.
And actually he's gonna graduate -- says some -- lakes as well that this is this is truly remarkable remember two months ago he was injured and now today he's doing this.
I Travis is -- story that brings us some perspective on a bigger one as well -- reminder that fighting is still happening in Afghanistan.
An incredible sacrifices and still being made and will be made by the way even as we report.
On the end of combat operations in her new adventure you've heard a lot about that would kind of talk about and segments but.
I had to -- important reminder and Kelsey Travis his wife disarming some new video today.
China they adventures of Travis -- area so we need to call it and you can see that on their website.
I Travis mills dot org that's right count on the screen right there Travis -- fabric that is that is if you know it's heartwarming to see you feel bad that a guy like that -- it's terrible load that you know thing happened but.
What a great attitude they never once that happened any item of course not bad news again I city I senate last week.
Here -- is about everything that's good in this country and us that's for sure and -- given a big shout out today -- for -- -- Sherri more at peace with Gil and we'll be right back with more happening now.
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