Suicide Prevention Awareness Month: Help is out there

Categories: Blog, Home, Veteran topic
  With September being Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, we at Homes For Our Troops want all Veterans to know help is available. The topic resonates with all of us, and many of our Veterans are actively working to prevent more Veteran suicides. The Homes For Our Troops staff and our Veteran Action and Advisory Team (VAAT) are …

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HFOT Veterans Competing in the Paralympic Games

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  HFOT Veterans Army Specialist Luis Puertas and Marine Corporal Raymond Hennagir III are heading to Tokyo for the 2020 Paralympic Games, which begin Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. Luis, who received his HFOT home in 2011, is competing in the 200m sprint for track and field. He lost both legs while serving in Iraq in …

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The history behind National Airborne Day

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  On August 16, 1940, 48 volunteer members of the U.S. Army Parachute Test Platoon performed the first official U.S. military parachute jump at Fort Benning, Georgia. Today, the date is celebrated as National Airborne Day, a day to honor the U.S. Airborne Forces. After the first jump, a large force of more 100,000 paratroopers …

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Thank you for your support during our 3rd Annual Day of Giving!

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  We raised over $260,000, during our 3rd Annual Day of Giving on July 12. If you didn’t get a chance to join us on Monday, there’s still time to help our important mission! Your support will help advance our mission of building and donating specially adapted custom homes to our nation’s most severely injured post-9/11 Veterans …

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