22 Nov '14, 3am

Paralyzed Marine with robotic exoskeleton receives Bronze Star with V

View Photo Gallery » Capt. Derek Herrera leaves his retirement ceremony Friday, accompanied by his wife, Maura, and his service dog. Herrera served more than eight years in the Marine Corps, and deployed twice to Iraq and once to Afghanistan, where he was paralyzed by a sniper's bullet. He received a Bronze Star with V for combat valor and a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal at his retirement ceremony. Jennifer Hlad/Stars and Stripes Lightbox link Lightbox link 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...

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