PHOTO: Marine’s Prosthetic Leg Can Crack Open Beer, Has Flask in Knee and Is an Absolute Work of Art

by John Jamison

When life takes a limb away, why not make the most of the situation? For one Marine, his prosthetic is a mobile party starter. First of all, he’s sporting some amazing Marine Corps-themed artwork on the upper thigh. But that’s hardly the most impressive thing about this prosthetic leg. Not only is a bottle opener fixed to the exterior, but there is also an apparent flask opening located on the knee.

Now, sporting events generally don’t take very kindly to people bringing outside booze into venues. But with a rig like this, security would be hard-pressed to turn the Marine away. Short of making him drink all of its contents before going into the stadium, they may not even notice the container in the first place. It’s definitely a conversation starter but is anyone really going to go out of their way to jam up a Purple Heart-earning Devil Dog over a few drinks?

Zero Blog Thirty shared the impressive prosthetic on Twitter. The Marine was apparently attending the NFL debut game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Dallas Cowboys Thursday. The pictures depict a work of art. Unfortunately, we can’t see the flask itself in action. But the bottle opener looks to be working as intended on a Budweiser.

Marines hate being separated from their gear. With this setup, he’s prepared to party at a moment’s notice. And with the 20th anniversary of 9/11 around the corner, what better time to celebrate those who have sacrificed so much for America? Have one on us, Marine. Oorah.

Navy vs. Airforce Football Game Resecheduled for 20th Anniversary of 9/11, Navy to Wear Special Marine Uniforms

On Saturday, the 0-1 Navy Midshipmen will go up against the 1-0 Falcons of the Air Force Academy. The military academy rivalry is obviously a big deal, but it takes a backseat to the weight of the occasion.

The game was rescheduled to help commemorate the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. As a result, both teams will sport special uniforms on Saturday. The Navy uniforms take inspiration from the Marine Corps dress blues.

“It draws parallels with white gloves, black cleats, red trim, and royal blue pants. The actual ensemble worn by a Marine is the only uniform within the U.S. Military designated to include this red, white, and blue color scheme,” the website reads.

“Very humbling, both personally and as a program, to pay respect to those who lost their lives on 9/11. Obviously, that day changed our country forever,” Navy head coach Ken Niumatololo told Fox News.

“In our mind, this game’s over with. We ain’t talking about it, we ain’t watching the film. We’ve gotta get ready for Air Force. It’s the biggest game of the year, obviously, until the last one at the end of the year (Army),” he continued.