U.S. Army Veteran Gets New Home in Jupiter

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A US Army veteran now has a special place to call home. On Saturday, the national nonprofit Homes for Our Troops donated Army SSgt. Michael Montange and his wife Cami Sue the keys to their new custom home in Jupiter. Your Neighborhood: Local WPBF 25 News Coverage The home was built especially for Montange. He had his leg amputated and his coccyx and left kidney removed after he was injured in an explosion in Iraq in 2007. It was the last five years, but since it happened,” Montange said. Homes for Our Troops gave the keys to Montange and his wife on Saturday at an event outside the home in Jupiter. Congressman Brian Mast also spoke and presented Montange with an American flag once he flew over the United States Capitol building. “It is an honor for me to be able to present to you this flag that I believe you are eternally sewn into as part of this stitching that holds this thing together. Like all of our brothers and sisters in arms,” Mast said. The biggest gift for Montange is the freedom the new home gives him.At his previous home, he had difficulty getting into the bathroom due to the narrow doors and also had difficulty reaching cabinets and appliances in his kitchen. Now, with over 40 major special adaptations in his new home, he doesn’t have to worry about that. “He’s not allowed to do the laundry. That’s not going to change, but I ‘can’t wait for him to see the dishes as he starts washing them,” said Cami Sue Montange, Montange’s wife. The generosity of Homes for Our Troops and its volunteers is something Montange and his wife are incredibly grateful. “I’m glad to be a part of it. e and I’m happy to be able to participate in the future and to make sure that other people also enter a house,” said Montange. “There is a reason this charity is called Homes for our Troops. They may have built a house, but they gave us a house,” Cami Sue Montange said. Homes for Our Troops currently has over 75 active projects underway nationwide. More information on how to get involved or donate can be found here. A Moment of Joy: The News We Love

A US Army veteran now has a special place to call home.

On Saturday, the national nonprofit Homes for Our Troops donated Army SSgt. Michael Montange and his wife Cami Sue the keys to their new custom home in Jupiter.

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The house was built especially for Montange. He had his leg and tailbone and left kidney amputated after being injured in an explosion in Iraq in 2007.

“I’ve had this wheelchair, an electric wheelchair that’s been difficult to move around with the things I’ve been living in for not only the last five years, but since this happened,” Montange said.

Homes for Our Troops gave the keys to Montange and his wife on Saturday at an event outside the home in Jupiter.

Congressman Brian Mast also spoke and presented Montange with an American flag once he flew over the United States Capitol building.

“It is an honor for me to be able to present to you this flag that I believe you are eternally sewn into as part of this seam that holds this thing together. Like all of our brothers and sisters in arms,” said mast.

The greatest gift for Montange is the freedom the new home gives him.

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In his old home, he struggled to get into the bathroom because of the narrow doors and also struggled to reach his kitchen cabinets and appliances.

Now, with over 40 major special adaptations in his new home, he doesn’t have to worry about that.

“He’s not allowed to do the laundry. It’s not going to change, but I can’t wait for him to see the dishes as he starts washing them,” said Cami Sue Montange, Montange’s wife.

Montange and his wife are extremely grateful for the generosity of Homes for Our Troops and its volunteers.

“I’m happy to be a part of it and I’m happy to be able to participate in the future and make sure other people come into a house as well,” Montange said.

“There is a reason this charity is called Homes for our Troops. They may have built a house, but they gave us a house,” Cami Sue Montange said.

Homes for Our Troops currently has over 75 active projects underway nationwide. More information on how to get involved or donate can be found here.

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