CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – When Capt. Derek Herrera was called to stand in the place of honor Friday at his retirement ceremony, he pressed buttons on what appeared to be a wristwatch as a fellow Marine came to his aid.
After another push of a button and three short beeps, Herrera rose, legs shaking, and walked deliberately toward his commander. With each step, the exoskeleton he wore emitted a robotic whirring noise, as though it were Iron Man striding through the cordoned off parking lot in digital camouflage. Read more
…Few of us take the time to consider the people behind [the uniforms] of the men and women in our military. Photographer Devin Mitchell, however, created a touching photo project called “The Veteran Art Project” that examines what lies on the other side of the uniform. Read more
This Little Boy was caught by his mother sitting with a photo of Army Dad who was KIA… We can never forget the sacrifices made on our behalf by so many. The families of the fallen– life must go on–Without their soldiers. Rest Easy, warrior. ~Image found on Redit.com