An Alexandria, Virginia Area Army Family Gets an Early Christmas Present

by Lee Hernly, Editor

A great news story for an Army military family in the Alexandria area.

Via Military Times

The Army family of nine gathered at the bottom of the stairs of their newly refurbished basement and looked around, eyes wide and momentarily speechless.

“That’s a first for my family,” said father Brandon, commenting on the quiet. Brandon is an Army staff sergeant; his command instructed him not to use his last name in the media.

The Alexandria, Virginia, family, was chosen to receive the donated renovations through the mid-Atlantic regional office of Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit providing emergency financial and other assistance to families of active-duty service members in the ranks of E-1 to E-6 and wounded warriors.

Home makeovers are not a core mission of Operation Homefront, but a group of home services professionals approached the regional office with the offer of the holiday donation to make a difference for a military family. Home Service Solutions Group is a collaboration of 33 licensed, insured professionals who provided services such as electrical work, dry wall and carpet installation, painting and cabinetry. All told, the retail value of the donation was about $60,000.

Read more at this link.

Video of the reveal is after the jump…

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