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JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas - U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Kayshawn Porterfield practices picking up objects using a myoelectric prosthesis at Brooke Army Medical Center’s Center for the Intrepid at Joint Base San Antonio Fort Sam Houston Feb. 21. A myoelectric-controlled prosthesis is an externally powered artificial limb that the user controls with electrical signals generated naturally with his own muscles.


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