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Michigan “smart” home unveiled for triple amputee war veteran

On Flag Day, the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation unveiled another home for one of our heroes, as Sergeant Ben Eberle, who lost three limbs in Afghanistan in 2011, moved into his new “smart” home, adapted for his needs. “I have the jitters,” SSG. Eberle said. “I’m so excited. I’m so grateful. It’s just a really […]

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Marty Egan’s children appreciate 10th race honoring dad

Sean Egan, 20, and his sister Kerry, 18, are grateful for the chance to honor their father at the tenth annual Capt. Martin J. Egan, Jr. Memorial Run held last week on Staten Island, reported Jim Waggoner in the Staten Island Advance. “We’re really happy we’ve been able to do this for 10 years. Hopefully we’ll be […]

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Triple amputee Marine gets a custom-designed ‘smart home’ from the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation

Thomas Caleb Getscher, a U.S. Marine who was left a triple amputee from a bomb blast in Afghanistan in 2012, will move into a custom-built “smart home” designed especially for him, writes Guy Leonard in the St. Mary’s County Times. The Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Foundation, named in honor of an FDNY firefighter who gave his life during […]

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