AN AMERICAN DREAM FOR AN AMERICAN HERO
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Presentaion of First 2×4
Tuesday night, March 29 2011, Cristal Boyles was the selected applicant for the “Veterans Build”. She is a US Army veteran with 4+ years of service on active duty. She is a Desert Storm veteran and was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division (mechanized) better known as “The Big Red One.”
She is a single mother responsible for her son Alex. Cristal is currently employed as a correctional officer at Effingham County Prison AND is also employed part-time at Parker’s.
Her military decorations and medals include: Army Service Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, Army Lapel Button, Good Conduct Medal, Driver Badge, Humanitarian Service Medal, Overseas Service Medal, Southwest Asia Medal w/3 Bronze Stars, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Sharpshooter (hand grenade), Expert (M-16) and the Army Achievement Medal.
Please contact George Groce at 912 826-6433 or email . to help with the Veteran’s Build project. To donate online, click on the Donate Now icon on the left or send a check to HFHEC PO Box 578 Springfield, GA 31329 and be sure to designate to the Veteran’s Build.
The house will be built to meet the needs of the veteran’s family and will comply with ADA standards. Since 9/11, over 33,000 men and women have been injured while on duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Habitat volunteers plan to break ground in 2013 and finish four months later.