Kyle Hockenberry: The Man Who Lived Up To His Tattoo
Private First Class Kyle Hockenberry’s military tattoo proved to be more true than most out there. While on a mission with his team — 1st Infantry Division – on June 15th in Afghanistan, an explosive went off, taking both of Kyle’s legs and his right arm.
He had joined the military after being out of high school for just four months and was shipped overseas not much longer after that out of Fort Riley, Kansas. Against all odds, Kyle is still going strong. The doctors managed to keep his tattoo intact through all of the reconstructive surgeries.