TAUNTON, Mass., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Homes for Our Troops (HFOT), a national nonprofit that builds specially adapted homes for severely injured Veterans nationwide enabling them to rebuild their lives—will be featured in three episodes of a special edition of Operation Build, a new reality TV show airing on the History Channel, and H2 this November.
The new miniseries is called "I'm Coming Home", and chronicles the courageous stories of three Purple Heart Service Members, while highlighting the work being done by Homes for Our Troops to help them in their journey back home. Celebrity Host Alexi Panos and her Home Coming Building Team also line up an array of home design and renovation surprises to help make their homes even more special.
The first episode features Army Sergeant, Anne Oravec, and airs on the History Channel November, 8th at 7:30am (ET/PT) and November 15th at 7:30am (ET/PT) on H2.
The second episode follows Navy Veteran Thomas Scott, and airs on the History Channel November, 15th at 7:30am (ET/PT) and November 22nd at 7:30am (ET/PT) on H2.
The third episode introduces Marine Lance Corporal Brandon Long, and airs on the History Channel November, 22nd at 7:30am (ET/PT) and November 29th at 7:30am (ET/PT) on H2.
"Homes for Our Troops is proud to honor the heroism of Anne, Thomas and Brandon through this TV opportunity with Operation Build's miniseries on the History Channel network," says Major General (USA, Retired) Timothy P. McHale –President/CEO of Homes for Our Troops. "As our country prepares to commemorate Veterans Day and the Thanksgiving holiday, we hope viewers nationwide will watch these programs and reflect upon the gift of freedom and independence that these three injured heroes fought so bravely to protect."
Executive Producer for Operation Build, Lysa Liemer says, "The production of the 'I'm Coming Home' miniseries presents an opportunity to help honor these individuals and their outstanding military careers, while making their homes extra special. History Channel viewers will not only be educated—but also inspired."
About Homes for Our Troops (HFOT)
HFOT is a privately funded 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization building specially adapted, mortgage-free homes nationwide for the most severely injured Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. Most of these Veterans are multiple amputees, paraplegic, quadriplegic or have suffered severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). These homes restore some of the freedom and independence our Veterans sacrificed defending ours, and enable them to focus on their family, recovery, and rebuilding their lives. Since its inception in 2004, over 90 percent of donations to HFOT has gone to directly supporting Veterans. For more information on HFOT, or the Veterans being profiled in the History Channel TV miniseries, visit http://www.hfotusa.org.
About Operation Build- I'm Coming Home
Operation Build's "I'm Coming Home" TV series is produced by Insight Television Productions, LLC and airs on the History Channel, and H2. The show encompasses stories about war and how three U.S. Service Members complete an inspiring journey of bravery and survival while battling their way back home. The show introduces viewers to a Home Coming Building Team that will makeover great places of hope and provide lifestyle solutions for our heroes. For information, please visit www.Operationbuild.tv.
SOURCE Homes for Our Troops