Veteran Stories

Keith Walls

Born and raised in West Virginia, Keith Walls has always taken the act of service seriously, both inside and outside of the military. Keith was drafted into the Vietnam War as a Marine back in 1971. Aside from the Draft, Keith cites that his inspiration for serving our country came from John F. Kennedy’s words: […]

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Jacob Anthony

Jacob Anthony grew up in Arkansas and made his initial career playing minor league baseball. After the events of 9/11 took place, Jacob felt as though he needed to do something more. He didn’t feel like he was giving anything back by playing baseball; he wanted to do something that would put him in the […]

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Read Our 2017 Summer Newsletter

June 15, 2017

Read the 2017 Spring Edition of Purple Heart Homes Connections  

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Reuben Edwards

After having a disagreement with his father about whether he should go to school or get a job, Reuben Edwards decided to enlist in the U.S. Army to serve his country during World War II. Mr. Edwards completed basic training at Fort McClellan, Alabama, before shipping out to Japan and specializing as a Fire Fighter. […]

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Wells Fargo Employees Help Purple Heart Homes During Day of Caring

June 6, 2017

Close to 30 employees from Wells Fargo volunteered their time on Saturday, June 3rd, to assist Purple Heart Homes with cleaning out their new office and warehouse buildings. Read full article below:  

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