Saturday, November 13, 2010

Sgt. Stan Roberts, 2LAR

Sgt. Stan Roberts three tours of duty- two tours with the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion (2d LAR) and one tour 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion (2d AAV) . On June 6, 2007 Sgt. Roberts was wounded when an IED blast into his amphibious assault vehicle took off his leg.

On November 4, 2010 Two LAR and Operation Coming Home welcomed Sgt. Roberts with the keys to his new home: Operation Coming
"The Hero Home, built by Royal Oaks Building Group, LLC with land donated by developer Gaines and Company, cost under $5000 thanks to the donations of materials and labor from additional sponsors and volunteers. The 1800 sq. ft. ranch style home has features such as handicap accessible doorways and bathrooms, low-profile thresholds, adjusted storage spaces, and a special Marine Corps Man-cave."

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