Homes for Our Troops to Present Severely Injured Texas Marine with Keys to New Home

Jun 18, 2012, 09:00 ET from Homes for Our Troops

TOMBALL, Texas, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Homes for Our Troops (, a national non-profit organization dedicated to building specially adapted homes for severely injured veterans, will present keys Saturday, June 23 to Marine Corporal Daniel Peterson.


While on his second deployment, Marine Sniper, Corporal Daniel Peterson was left a double amputee after an explosion in the Southern Helmand Province of Afghanistan on July 24, 2010. The new specially adapted home, which goes beyond ADA compliance, features open floor plans, automatic door openers, hard-surfaced floors, a roll-in shower, roll-under cooktop, sinks, and more; it will allow him to live with more freedom and independence.

"The Key Ceremony for Daniel Peterson is an opportunity for us all to say thanks and show our appreciation for his service to our Nation," said Ken Preston, President of Homes for Our Troops. "Homes for Our Troops is proud to give Daniel the freedom and independence he deserves in life as we welcome this brave Marine into his new home."

Who:      Cpl. Daniel Peterson  

What:     Key Ceremony

When:    Saturday, June 23, 2012,11 a.m. - Key presentation followed by home tour

Where:   22119 East Roselake Drive, Tomball, TX

About Homes for Our Troops: Homes for Our Troops is a national non-profit 501(c)3 organization based in Taunton, Mass. founded by John Gonsalves in 2004. Homes for Our Troops mission is to build specially adapted homes for service members who have been severely injured in combat operations since September 11, 2001. All homes are built at no cost to the veteran through the generous support of individuals, foundations, and corporate contributors. Homes for Our Troops has received a Four Star Rating from Charity Navigator.

SOURCE Homes for Our Troops