CUNA, the Colorado league and participating credit unions hit the ball out of the park with its Homes for Our Troops project. It was such a simple idea that must have been unbelievably complicated to execute but is bound to pay beaucoup dividends.

Of course I've been reading our coverage throughout the last six months the project has been going on, but the impact on so many levels did not hit me until I started to see the photos filtering back from our reporter on the scene as well as from CUNA.

First and foremost, a home was given to a family among the most deserving in our nation. Sgt. Travis Strong gave an oath to serve his country and in doing so gave his legs and nearly his life. To provide him a new home that is safe for his family and accessible to him is the least he and his family deserve. And thank goodness for organizations like Homes for Our Troops and credit unions that made this possible.

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