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July 7, 2015

Lee Greenwood is a busy man these days, between the release of his new children’s book, Proud to Be an American, and his nonstop touring schedule. But the 72-year-old is still finding time to serve as an ambassador for a cause close to his heart, Helping a Hero, which provides homes to severely wounded veterans.

“They build homes near where soldiers can get medical treatment,” Lee tells Nash Country Weekly. “There’s a lot in Texas, a lot in Virginia and D.C., because they’re near Bethesda, Maryland. Other guys want to be near their families, and they’re self-sufficient. Also, it’s important to note that we usually...

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Lee Greenwood Takes Pride in Work With Helping a Hero
June 18, 2015

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“What would you say to a reporter who asked you what kind of help our returning vets need most?”...

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by John Wayne Walding, Home Recipient, former Green Beret, trainer and 5 Toes Custom CEO
June 17, 2015

Golfers Compete to Support Wounded Veterans

Lantana Golf Tournament Raises Funds to Build Adapted Homes for Veterans

LANTANA, TX – June 15, 2015 – On the heels of National Flag Day, non-profit Helping A Hero hosted the Lantana Golf Tournament today to benefit construction of adapted homes for wounded veterans.  Golfers, business, and others came out to support the mission, compete, and meet two local Heroes—SSgt (Ret.) Johnnie Yellock II, USAF and Cpl (Ret.) Hardy “Sonny” Mills, USMC.  The non-profit is currently working on an adapted home for SSgt (Ret.) Yellock in Lantana.

“This community has really come together...

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June 9, 2015

HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — Ludington has shown its love for U.S. Army National Guard Sgt. (ret.) Eric Lund, helping create his new Helping a Hero home and celebrating it with him Monday afternoon through a dedication ceremony.

The event provided an opportunity for people to say thanks, Lund’s family to the community and community members and lawmakers to say their thanks to Lund. 

Helping a Hero national ambassador Lee Greenwood sang his appreciation with his famed “God Bless the USA.”

With American flags flying and Lund by his side, the Greenwood song had the hundreds of people in attendance singing along and feeling, well, downright patriotic.

Helpingahero.org provided $125,...

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Ludington, state, fellow veterans show love for Sgt. (ret.) Eric Lund at helpingahero.org home ceremony
June 4, 2015

By PATTI KLEVORN | News Editor |patti@ludingtondailynews.com |

 

Sgt. (ret.) Eric Lund is settling into his new home in Hamlin Township. There are some finishing touches being completed this week — landscaping, closet hooks, pantry shelving, decoration — but it’s ready, and he’s happy to be home. 

“I love it,” he said. 

It was never a question he wanted to be back in his hometown. 

“I have family here and I missed the water,” he said. 

He spent two years going through surgeries, healing and in rehabilitation in San Antonio, Texas, after the loss of his arms and other serious injuries from...

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Glad to be home: Sgt. Eric Lund, local wounded warrior, is grateful for community support; open house Monday, June 8 with Lee Gr

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