Mission Accomplished on November 19, 2011
Army CPL Jeffery Williams
Army CPL Jeffery Williams was on his first deployment when he was paralyzed from the chest down in an explosion in Iraq in May 2004. While on a mission with the Marines, CPL Williams’ platoon was attacked when an IED slammed into the HUMMVEE he was riding in, killing two of his battle buddies and severely injuring him and a fellow soldier. Transported to a local hospital, then airlifted to Landstuhl, Germany, CPL Williams was later flown to Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He also received treatment at the Augusta VA spending a combined total of a year in the hospital.
CPL Williams enjoys baseball and playing pool. He is a member of the Paralyzed Veterans of America. Jeffery’s future goals include going back to school and having a family. He is looking forward to being totally independent, gaining back his pride and some of his privacy that has been lost as he has had to depend on others for his personal care.
CPL Williams appreciates all of the support he has received, stating, “God bless your hearts…even in times like these, it’s a good feeling knowing that there are great Americans out there willing to help.”
Please consider helping Homes for Our Troops provide CPL Jeffery Williams with a specially adapted home that will accommodate his needs.