Fellow Veterans,
My name is Brian and I was a Scout/Sniper in the Marine Corps and I completed three combat tours of both Iraq and Afghanistan. I finished active duty in 2010 at the rank of Sergeant. I am writing this letter to share my story of how the Disposable Heroes Project offered my family and I a helping hand when no one else would. A few years after I left active duty I was hit by a drunk driver on my way home from work. I was hurt badly and was no longer able to work and support my family. The driver who hit me didn’t have insurance and the medical bills along with the cost of everyday life eventually led to the loss of our home and my family and I were forced to move in with my wife’s parents. I struggled to find another job that would allow me to support my family and our savings completely dried up. Our situation became so dire that I didn’t even have the money for gas to continue looking for gainful employment.  I tried to get a loan but my credit was ruined form the medical bills and other debt that resulted from the accident. I felt like there was no way out of this horrible situation until a friend from the Marines reached out to me. His name was Brad Mckee and he and I had been friends and served in the same platoon together for two tours. He is a fellow sniper and also the president of the Disposable Heroes Project. To my amazement he asked what I would need to help get my family through these hard times until I could find a good job and then sent me a check. The money his foundation sent me allowed me to take care of the expired registrations on our cars and gave me the funds that I needed to get my feet back underneath me. I am now starting school again in a week and will have the funds necessary to allow me to buy my books and drive back and forth from school for the first month until the G.I. Bill money and financial aid kicks in. The Disposable Heroes Project fills the void left by other veteran organizations by providing help to vets who need it now. I fully encourage any vet who is in a situation like I was to reach out to this great foundation. They understand the struggles that we face trying to start life over after serving our time. No one who has fought for our great nation should ever have to be stuck in a hopeless situation with no one to turn to. The Disposable Heroes Project is there for that very purpose and they will not let you crash and burn when all you need is a helping hand to get back on your feet. I would like to thank my buddy Brad Mckee and the Disposable Heroes Project once again for helping my family when no one else would. I feel like they gave me another shot at life and it is comforting to know that help is out there should life decide to throw me another curve ball. Thank you for taking the time to read this and please don’t ever feel like you are alone just because you are no longer in the service. Letter to Fellow Veterans

Respectfully,

Brian

Letter to Fellow Veterans