UPDATE: Quadruple Amputee Staff Sgt. Travis Mills Shares Big News on His Progress
We've been keeping tabs on Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills since he was critically injured last April while serving overseas; he lost both arms and both legs in an explosion.
The last time Sgt. Mills joined Fox News to discuss his progress and goals, he talked about wanting to move on from his "short legs" (prosthetics that held him at a height of 5'4") to his "tall legs" (6'2") to greet his fellow soldiers in salute when they come home. Today, we discovered how close Mills is to reaching that goal.
right now currently 5'10"; next week, I'll be 6'2"."
Mills told Happening Now's Jenna Lee that the work is hard, but the payoff is worth it. "It's hard, because you don't have the ankle and calf muscle ... but it's doable; it's definitely doable."
Ever-optimistic, Mills still has his distinct sense of humor intact. "I actually broke my right arm on Monday ... but it's a prosthetic, so they fixed it in the shop," he joked.
Watch the full interview: