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Combat Veteran Receives Mortgage-Free Home

Categories: Heroes to Homeowners, Highlights, Support Our Troops

Heroes to Homeowners, helps American Heroes achieve the dream of home ownership. Through a partnership with U.S. bank, the program provides mortgage-free homes to combat-wounded veterans. For those who’ve sacrificed so much, it’s a place of hope and promise and an opportunity to begin anew.

Marine Sergeant Andrea Bruns in Uniform
Marine Sergeant Andrea Bruns

Marine Sergeant Andrea Bruns enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2009. She deployed twice to Afghanistan – first in 2010 and again in 2013. After returning, she finished her enlistment at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.  The tours left her with a number of injuries including: hearing loss, sciatic nerve damage, and post-traumatic stress.

While you are waiting, you can also learn about some of the other service members who have received a home through Heroes to Homeowners:

Army Sergeant First Class William “Joe” Haney

U.S. Marine Sergeant Corey Lewis

Army Sergeant Aaron Hillis


Here’s the final video from today’s video. It’s a repost of the Facebook Live presentation through our YouTube channel.

Photos by Justin Yunke, Courtesy of U.S. Bank

11:50AM: Thanks for watching! We’ll be posting some photos and publishing the final presentation to our YouTube channel. If you missed it, click the video below to watch the Facebook live stream!

Live Blog from Today's Presentation

11:30AM: The presentation is now LIVE! Watch below or on Facebook

9:30AM: Freedom Alliance President Tom Kilgannon takes us on a quick walk-through of the home which Sergeant Andrea Bruns will be receiving today!

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