The difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day

Categories: Blog, Home, Veteran topic
Memorial Day and Veterans Day are both patriotic holidays honoring the military, but there is a significant difference between the two aside from when they land on the calendar. Memorial Day, which falls on the last Monday in May, honors the men and women who died while serving in the military. This solemn occasion is …

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Rebuilding Lives Video Release: Army Specialist Steven Baskis’ story

Categories: Blog, Home, Veteran topic
Ever since Army Specialist Steven Baskis lost his eyesight while serving in Iraq when an explosively formed penetrator (EFP) detonated next to his vehicle, he has had to reestablish his new normal. Journeying to the tops of mountains – hiking, climbing, and working the back country – is a crucial part of his recovery. Steven considers his specially adapted …

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CELEBRATE NATIONAL VETERANS SMALL BUSINESS WEEK WITH HFOT VETERANS

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National Veterans Small Business Week
This week, November 1 – November 5, is National Veterans Small Business Week! Several Homes For Our Troops Veterans own small businesses that make handmade crafts, paintings, coffee, and more! The freedom and independence of their specially adapted custom homes give HFOT Veterans the ideal environment to work on their craft. Learn more about some …

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Check out our 2021 PSA debut: TSgt Daniel Fye’s story

Categories: Blog, Home, Veteran topic
When Air Force Tech Sergeant Daniel Fye returned home after losing his left leg while serving in Afghanistan, he faced the harsh reality that his home was no longer a place of comfort. The hallways were too narrow for his wheelchair, and he had difficulty walking up the stairs on his prosthetic. Like many injured Veterans, …

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