Key Dedication Ceremony was held on Saturday, November 15, 2008. Congratulations Russ on the dedication of your new specially adapted home!
SSG Paul Russell Marek was serving with the 4th Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment of the Army's 3rd Infantry Division in Iraq when his tank was destroyed by an IED (Improvised Explosive Device). Three of his crew members perished in the explosion and Russ lost his right leg and right arm, his right ear and left thumb and suffered brain injury and severe burns over 20 percent of his body. That happend on September 16, 2005 as he rode in a tank near Baghdad.
Homes for Our Troops' worked with general contractor Holiday Builders, and the Marek family to time the completion of Russ' specially adapted home with his return home from the VA hospital. Thank you for your support in building Russ' Home.
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