Saturday, August 11, 2012

OS91 attends Home At Last Presentation

Ed congratulating SSG Kelly 
OS91 was overjoyed to attend a heartwarming Event today. Disabled Veteran, Army SSG Jeffery Kelly and his family received their specially adapted home this morning.The Flag Raising ceremony kicked off this wonderful Event at 9:30 am at the Kelly's beautiful, new, specially designed home at 218 West Oakland Ave, Oakland, FL.  The Dedication followed at 11 am at the nearby Oakland Presbyterian Church Christian Life Center at 218 E. Oakland Ave.  This is the 4th home from the West Orange Habitat for Humanity's "Home at Last" project in providing specially adapted homes to make life somewhat easier for wounded warriors.  Jeffery grew up in the Orlando area and is an Eagle Scout.  He served three tours in Iraq before being injured by an RPG blast in 2008.  Guest speaker was LT General Randy Mixon.  A flag flown over the U.S. Capitol on July 4 was presented by Congressman Dan Webster.

Flag raising Ceremony

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