- Quadruple amputee John Peck underwent a double arm transplant in August
- The wounded veteran now plans to pursue a culinary career and marry his fiancee
- "As a result of this surgery, I'll be able to pursue my dreams," he says
(CNN)When quadruple amputee and retired Marine Sgt. John Peck looks down at his new arms, he said, he's overcome with gratitude -- and vows that he will not take them for granted.