Check out more photos above for before, during, and after of this veterans home. See how we were able to make a positive impact in his life on a daily basis.
The Wounded Veterans Foundation searched for a veteran in need for a special project opportunity that was presented by the owner of a construction business located in Indiana. This opportunity lead us to Pete. With the help and donations of many generous businesses and supporters, he received assistance through our housing department.
Pete enlisted in the United States Army on June 21, 1973 and served until May 31, 1996. His various jobs in the Army included Telecommunications Specialist, Recruiting and Retention, Engineering, Chaplains Corps, Battalion Personnel NCO, and then finally retiring in May of 1996.
He served during Vietnam, Invasion of Grenada, Desert Storm, and Desert Shield. His duty stations included Fort Gordon, Germany with the 69 ADA communications specialist group, Stanton, California, Fort Monmouth in New Jersey, Fort Benning, Fort McCoy, Panama, and Ft. Wayne, IN 1st Battalion 293rd infantry.
His hobbies and interests include collecting stamps, classical records and ceramic dogs. As well as restoring his grandfather’s guitar, sewing molas, reading, singing and composing music, and is a member of the Senior Saints, which is a traveling singing group.
He currently resides in Indiana with his wife, two boys, and family dog Buddy.