U.S. Marine Capt. Derek Herrera, 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, receives the Bronze Star medal in recognition of his heroism during a moving award and retirement ceremony aboard Camp Pendleton, CA on November 21, 2014 ... that includes him speaking afterwards.
Capt. Derek Herrera was paralyzed on June 14, 2012 while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province Afghanistan, as part of his recovery Capt. Herrera was able to walk again with the help of an exoskeleton.
U.S. Marine Corps video by Sgt. Scott A. Achtemeier Video edited by USA Patriotism!