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February 20, 2015

LANTANA, TX – – Helping a Hero broke ground Thursday on a four bedroom handicap accessible home for wounded warrior SSgt (Ret) Johnnie Yellock, USAF.

Yellock was a combat controller for the Air Force; he was wounded by an I.E.D. in Afghanistan in 2011.

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Real Hero: Team Breaks Ground on New Home for Wounded Warrior
February 2, 2015

Joonathan Rivenbark had his dream of joining the U.S. Army’s elite Delta Force cut down by a hail of machine gun fire in Afghanistan almost...

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Helping a Hero: Special Home Goes to Wounded Soldier, Wife
January 21, 2015

On Saturday, November 15, 23 wounded veterans and their families enjoyed a day of competitive shooting and mixing with sponsors and volunteers at Pawnee Sporting Clays of Fayetteville, Texas. The shooting range sponsored the event in conjunction with the Helping A Hero Foundation of Houston, whose mission is to help severely wounded veterans of the war on terror and their families adjust to life after injury.

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Clays Of Gratitude—Helping A Hero
January 2, 2015

As he hoists himself into his customized Ford F-150 pickup truck and then activates a crane that folds and lifts his wheelchair into the bed of the vehicle, Kyle Malin is a picture of self-sufficiency. But life indoors wasn’t always so easy for Malin, No. 19 on the San Antonio Rampage Sled Hockey Team.Taking ownership of a custom designed home in October 2012 changed that. With his dog, Teddy, on his lap, Malin zips on his wheelchair through the kitchen of his custom designed home in Vintage Oaks near Canyon Lake, and it’s easy to see why he’s is a sled hockey star. He can really...

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Adapted homes made to fit wounded warriors specific needs
August 18, 2014
Groundbreaking ceremony for SSG (Ret.) Ed Matayka, USA in Bandera, TX.

A military couple broke ground on their new home Thursday.With help the Helping A Hero Foundation, the couple moved from New Hampshire and found the perfect place in Bandera. Ed Matayka is a double amputee, injured during his tour in Afghanistan in 2010. His wife Karen, also an Army veteran, says this home is a brand new beginning for their family.

"It means being comfortable, being able to take care of my family,” she said...

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