Purple Heart Homes will be recruiting HBA members to support their mission of “Improving Veterans’ Lives One Home at a Time” while attending the National Association of Home Builders’ 76th International Builders Show. The show is set to take place January 9-11 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Read full press release […]
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In recognition of its 10th Anniversary taking place in 2018, Purple Heart Homes will launch a new partnership with Bronze Star Builders to construct modular units for future veteran home renovations. Read full press release below:
Detecting honesty in people can be a difficult task. However, if you hear U.S. Marine veteran Robert Stokes say, “I love my country. I live in a free country, and I was proud to fight for our country,” you know with absolute certainty that he is telling the truth. Mr. Stokes enlisted in the Marines […]
If Robert Mortland had not been drafted into the U.S. Army during the Korean War, he would have enlisted himself. His father and two brothers all served in the military, and Robert wanted to continue the family tradition. An Illinois native, Robert completed his Basic Training in 1953 at Camp Chaffee in Arkansas. He trained […]
In November of 2017, Purple Heart Homes completed its 300th home project since forming in 2008. The project, which was part of the annual Operation Veteran Home Renovation campaign, involved a home renovation for two veteran brothers who both served in Vietnam. Read full press release below:
Purple Heart Homes, in partnership with the Housing Assistance Council (HAC) and the National League of Cities (NLC), and with support from The Home Depot Foundation, hosted the 1st Annual Veterans Aging Summit at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Friday, October 20, 2017. The summit brought together thought leaders from across the […]
Having been born at Fort Bragg and coming from a family where all of the men served in the U.S. Army, it should come as no surprise that Eric McMurren chose to enlist in the Army himself. Eric enlisted in 1985 and completed his basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Throughout Active Duty, Eric […]
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When she joined the U.S. Air Force in 1992, Pamela Corr’s original desire was to get out and see the world. It didn’t take long for that desire to develop into serving the country and working with her fellow troops. Pamela completed Basic Training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, and continued […]
Purple Heart Homes’ second annual Operation Veteran Home Renovation (OVHR) is underway with support from the National League of Cities and The Home Depot. Hattiesburg, Mississippi, is one of six cities that are participating in OVHR. U.S. Army Veteran Jerry Holliman of Hattiesburg, who needed repairs to his home, was honored for his 40 years […]
William “David” Holland was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1966 to serve in the Vietnam War. He completed his Basic Training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and got married to Bobbie, his amazing wife, before going to Fort Gordon, Georgia, for Advanced Training. Active duty stationed David in Vietnam during the earlier part of […]
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