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Nov 17, 2014, 12:45 ET

Purple Heart Homes Holds Mission Complete Ceremony Tuesday, November 18, for US Army Veteran Gordon Simmons

 Like many members of the military, U.S. Army E4 Gordon Simmons (Ret.) moved around a lot during his eight years of service to our country. But...

Nov 10, 2014, 08:35 ET
Team Depot Brewster, NY donates time and shrubs for Vietnam Veteran Dan Flanigan's home

When Disabled Veterans Come Home What Do They Come Home to?

 A month before she left the Navy, Janny Romanosky bought a foreclosed home in Greenville, SC that was in bad need of repair. What Romanosky...

Sep 25, 2013, 08:35 ET
Purple Heart Homes Co-founders John Gallina (right) and Dale Beatty (l) with Art Edmond Designing Spaces host.  (PRNewsFoto/Purple Heart Homes)

Designing Spaces Airs Three Part Homeward Bound Series Featuring Purple Heart Homes Combat Wounded Army PFC Jeffery Taylor to Air September 25-27 on Lifetime Television

 Thanks to Purple Heart Homes and Bank of America combat wounded Iraq Veteran PFC Jeffery Taylor and his family have a beautiful place to...

Sep 19, 2013, 08:35 ET

Veterans' Dreams of Home Ownership Made a Reality Through Be a Hero Hire a Hero and Purple Heart Homes Collaboration

 Since returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan highly trained and skilled Veterans want and need three things – a job, a home and a...

May 14, 2013, 08:30 ET
Mike Mercer, President & CEO Georgia Credit Union Affiliates; Marshall Boutwell, President and CEO Peach State Federal Credit Union; Dale Beatty, Co-founder Purple Heart Homes; Britnee and Hamilton Kinard - received the first CU mortgage and John Gallina, Purple Heart Homes Co-founder.  (PRNewsFoto/Purple Heart Homes)

Purple Heart Homes to Provide Mortgages to Disabled Veterans with Peach State FCU and Credit Union Financial Services Organization Aid

 Purple Heart Homes entered into an agreement with Peach State Federal Credit Union and its Credit Union Financial Services Organization...

Mar 04, 2013, 08:35 ET
Service-Disabled Veteran Hamilton Kinard and his family moved into a fully renovated home in Claxton, GA.  (PRNewsFoto/Purple Heart Homes)

Purple Heart Homes and Citi Provide Housing Solutions and Support for Service-Connected Disabled Veterans and Their Families

A collaboration between Purple Heart Homes and Citi to provide housing solutions for service-connected disabled veterans will mean that a number...

Nov 19, 2012, 08:35 ET

Purple Heart Homes Provides Housing Solutions to Older Veterans Thanks to a Grant from the Home Depot Foundation

 Today, Purple Heart Homes and The Home Depot Foundation have announced a joint partnership that will provide housing solutions to older...

Aug 22, 2011, 12:01 ET

Purple Heart Homes Co-Founders Dale Beatty and John Gallina Land on the Cover of TIME as Representatives of 'the New Greatest Generation'

Purple Heart Homes Co-founders John Gallina and Dale Beatty are two of five veterans that landed on the cover of TIME as examples of highly trained...

Feb 28, 2011, 07:40 ET

Purple Heart Homes Co-founders Say President Obama and First Lady's 'Strengthen Our Military Families' Falls Short ... Fails to Include Service Connected Disabled Veterans From All Wars

Purple Heart Homes Co-founders Dale Beatty and John Gallina, two severely injured veterans from the Iraq War, applaud President Obama and the first...

Nov 09, 2010, 07:50 ET

Two Gen X Injured Iraq Veterans Provide Home Modifications for Viet Nam Baby Boomers and Korean War and WWII Members from the Silent Generation

As Veterans Day approaches Thursday, November 11, two injured Iraq war veterans, Staff Sergeant Dale Beatty (age 32) and SPC John Gallina (age 31),...