Read Our 2017 Fall Newsletter

October 2, 2017

Read the 2017 Fall Edition of Purple Heart Homes Connections

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Pamela Corr

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 […]

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Hattiesburg Veteran Honored Through Operation Veteran Home Renovation

September 13, 2017

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 […]

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David Holland

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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Bill Mullis

70-year-old Boyd “Bill” Mullis was inspired to serve in the military by his seven uncles and father who all served during World War II. More specifically, Bill wanted to serve as a Paratrooper just like his father. In 1965, Bill enlisted in the U.S. Army to serve in the Vietnam War and completed Basic Training […]

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Jerry Holliman

Born and raised in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Jerry Holliman followed in the footsteps of the rest of the men in his family and joined the military. Most of them enlisted in the U.S. Navy, one of them enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, but Jerry was the only one to enlist in the U.S. Army. Instead […]

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Colorado Front Range Chapter Uplift Life of Navy Veteran

The Purple Heart Homes Colorado Front Range Chapter continues extending their reach to local Service Connected Disabled Veterans. The President of the Chapter, Diana Fleming, had this to say about one of their Veterans: “There are times when what’s not said speaks more than what is said. My interview with Joseph Brown for this project […]

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Richard Evans

The military runs in the Evans family. Richard Evans, his father, and four brothers all served in the U.S. Army. 1969 was the year when Richard was drafted into the Vietnam War. He completed Basic Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana, before being stationed in Germany. Richard was a Trumpet Player Bandsman during his service in […]

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Mark Swanger

After his older brother served in the U.S. Army, Mark Swanger felt the need to serve his country during the perils of the Vietnam War. He enlisted in the Army in 1969. Basic Training took Mark to Fort Bragg in North Carolina. During his training, Mark was kicked in the face by a steel-toed boot, […]

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Bernadette Bean

It was the spirit of adventure, desire to see more of the world, and the honor and pride that come with serving in the military that coaxed Bernadette Bean into joining the U.S. Army National Guard. Bernadette completed her basic training at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. She served with the National Guard in 1994 before […]

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Albert Jasper

If you are looking for a man who served his nation in two different branches of the military during three wars, traveled the world, and has enough stories to fill a book, look no further than 92-year-old Albert Jasper. Mr. Jasper couldn’t take it when Pearl Harbor was bombed in 1941. He decided to join […]

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Douglas Phelps

The U.S. Army had a multifaceted talent among their ranks with the enlistment of Douglas Phelps. Originally from Kentucky, Douglas decided to follow in his father’s footsteps by enlisting in the Army. He underwent Basic Training at Fort Bliss in Texas and served as a Specialist in mechanical work. Douglas served three separate times between […]

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