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It's been called the hardest ten days in the army imagine carrying 35 pounds of year.
Repelling and running a grueling course for ten days.
Our next guest did it and what's more he became the first amputee to complete the army's grueling air assault school.
Sergeant first class Greg Robinson joins me now from Nashville good morning sergeant.
Come -- man and congratulations on this amazing accomplishment and thank you so much for your service.
Appreciated thank you haven't here.
So I would love to know what inspired you to want to become the first amputee to go through this grueling grueling program.
Back in January -- -- made of concern and an insular right cinema -- there such school.
Not been qualify myself.
So I kind of thought they have prepared if I didn't go and a -- from -- soldiers.
You're watching video -- right now going through this.
Very intense program explain for me and for the viewers exactly what it takes to complete this program.
I can say is a ten day course.
On the first day you have to do an obstacle course and has not -- schools there than up today at the bit to Maher on.
Then the media Erica Ryan patient and aircraft safely.
And then second phase you won't have single -- -- today aircraft that.
Make sure that there have been flat safely but blows fixed outside.
Then at the very end you get total moral march and you do repelling.
Back in 2006 I understand you were deployed four separate times but in 2006 in Afghanistan is when you lost your -- how does that happen.
-- 2006 us tested Canadian army in Kandahar.
I was -- rape trial based and I was -- -- -- RP GM mortar rounds.
And which part of your leg was was.
Destroyed at that point.
Matter -- -- about six inches above my ankle.
That premise -- -- -- -- clean cut.
And that then a mortar round landed at text -- on my stomach and to my left side and my left leg man.
For seeing pictures of you there with your prosthetic not understand that not only did it take a lot of mental.
Ability to finish this -- and and go through this program but you also broke your prosthetic twice.
Yes very first day -- -- Arab fell off the socket wish.
-- number of -- -- section so my leg -- falloff.
Then on the very last day on the -- march.
A poked a hole in my suspicions sleeve and then once again that colossal suction.
That cared for parts in my in my sought tonight in this six that are out there on the spot.
What -- you heard back from fellow soldiers.
I'm on the sand filled sodas and an Israeli.
-- really proud of me and express my guess if you wanna go to air assault school and other going.
Wonderful I know that we have a picture of you're young daughter and I understand you have another child on the way.
And my final question to you is what kind of inspiration do you feel you can get for the Boston bombing victims.
Many of whom have met with members of the military who have gone through similar situations with.
Losing -- and it's so emotional to see those meetings and to give those people hope as well.
Nobody has found -- line.
You can do he -- it goes to it as.
Why -- it.
Still in the hospital are just very small cost.
The key is to your physical therapy in -- have parents have to send her physical therapy you can do you want.
I know you've been on record as saying it's not a disability as long as it doesn't get in the way pumpkins and leave it at that and just say hats off again to you congratulations.
What an honor an accomplishment for it to me this morning.
Thank -- -- and fast talking to him.
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