Wounded veteran first to receive donated home in WV
The Military Warriors Support Foundation founder, Lt. General Leroy Sisco, pats Bruce Burgess on the back at Haddad Riverfront Park after Burgess was awarded a mortgage-free home from the organization. At left is his mother, Opal Burgess, 73, of Dunbar.
Army veteran Bruce Burgess, who suffered a brain injury because of IEDs, received a new house from the Military Warriors Support Foundation.
Bruce Burgess expresses gratitude at Haddad Riverfront Park after being awarded a mortgage-free home from the Military Warriors Support Foundation. The Dunbar native is the first veteran in West Virginia to receive a home from the organization. The announcement was made with Wayne and Deby Kyle, left, the parents of fallen soldier Chris Kyle - one of the most lethal snipers in U.S. history. At right is the organization's founder, Retired Lt. General Leroy Sisco.
Members of the military gather at Haddad Riverfront Park for the Military Warriors Support Foundation event.
Wayne and Deby Kyle, the parents of the fallen soldier Chris Kyle, cited as one of the most lethal snipers in U.S. history, were honorary guests at Wednesday's Military Warriors Support Foundation event. The couple helped present Burgess with his new home.