***This is NOT an official release for Homes for Our Troops. ***
Build for Army SFC Charles Armstead Killeen, TX
Saturday October 15, 2011
“Army SFC Charles Armstead was on his third deployment when he suffered serious injuries including a hemipelvectomy; the loss of his right leg up to his pelvis, one of the rarest of lower extremity amputations. While at his outpost in Hamman Al Alil, Iraq on May 2, 2009, SFC Armstead did not know that an Iraqi insurgent had already killed two soldiers while infiltrating the outpost and had severely wounded the gate guard when he went to investigate a noise coming from the gate area. As SFC Armstead came upon the scene he was shot in the stomach leaving him with internal injuries and shattering his right hip, while also causing extensive nerve and spinal damage…” (Excerpt from www.homesfromourtroops.org)
Ways you can help
· Money Professional Labor
· Volunteer Spread the Word
Monetary donations can be made at any Bank of America, including the Killeen, TX area and across the country. Just tell the bank associate you want to make a deposit into the account titled "Homes for Our Troops - Killeen, TX".
Things they still need
· Flooring Driveway Lighting
· Landscaping Garage Door
· Countertops Gutters
You will need to visit www.homesforourtroops.org and fill out a volunteer form.
Link to Non-Construction Volunteer Form Click Here!
Thanks to all the volunteers that give their labor, money and prayers!