A brand new, mortgage free home is being constructed for a local disabled veteran, courtesy of Operation Finally Home.
Thirty-year-old Sergeant Monte Bernardo saw the site his new home for the first time last Saturday. Bernardo was given a personal tour of the site by actor and motivational speaker J-R Martinez, who is also a disabled veteran.
Last November, Governor Rick Perry announced during halftime of an Aggie game that Bernardo would be given the home. He became an amputee after losing both legs and his left hand when an IED exploded during his second tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Bernardo's new home will be completed sometime this fall.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.