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  • Essentium Materials and TriFusion Devices Partner to Make a Prosthetic Leg for Capt. Chad Fleming

    U.S. Army Captain, Chad Fleming, is a highly decorated Army Ranger who served several tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and, although he doesn’t like the term applied to him, is a true American hero. On October 5, 2005, Chad was on a mission in northern Iraq when his convoy was ambushed. Hit with bullets and hand grenades, Chad received several injuries that required a trans-tibial amputation of part of his left leg. What makes Chad truly unique was his determination to rejoin his team following his injury. Defying what doctors and surgeons thought possible, he returned to combat not one, but five times. Continue Reading