Home Building Projects in Michigan
Home: Macomb, MI
This home was originally built and donated to Army SPC Alex Knapp. In 2010, the world lost this true American hero. To honor Alex and to ensure that the mission continues, Homes for Our Troops was proud to have donated this beautiful home to another injured hero and Alex's friend, Nick Koulchar.
Home: Eaton Rapids, MI
Army Specialist Aaron Jolly was on his 2nd deployment when he was left paralyzed from the waist down in an IED blast in Pakhabe’ Shana in Eastern Afghanistan on March 19, 2011. The driver of the MRAP (a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle), SPC Jolly and his teammates had entered the village on a peaceful mission, bringing Afghan and Jordanian soldiers to inspect the four local mosques for structural repairs that NATO and the Afghan government might help pay for, and bringing soccer balls to the village children.
David (Alex) Knapp
Home: Macomb, MI
On October 2, 2010, we lost a true hero and friend in Army Specialist Alex Knapp. Alex was a member of the Homes for Our Troops family of veterans that received a specially adapted home in Michigan. We came to know Alex after he was injured in Iraq. He earned the designation of "hero" on the day he was injured not for his injuries, but for his actions.
Home: Middleville, MI
January 6th, 2007 Cpl Joshua Hoffman was on patrol in the streets of Fallujah, Iraq when a man with a rocket propelled grenade appeared in his line of sight. The insurgent ran off, forcing Josh's group of Marines to follow and capture him. One shot rang-out, the men yelled "take cover!", and everyone dove to the ground. His men got up to make sure everyone was okay - but one man did not...