Who You Can Help - The Schumacher Family


I served in a Combat Stress Control unit in both Iraq and Afghanistan and was medically discharged after experiencing a heart attack.

U.S. Army Sargent Major Jeffrey Schumacher (Veteran)

Home: Indiana
Service-Connected Disability: PTSD, heart attack, throat cancer, knee injuries.
Operations: Deployments: Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan)
Last Military Assignment: Served with 113th Medical Detachment (Combat Stress Control)
Immediate Family: self, my wife
Personal Interests: Raising my beautiful 5-year old daughter, spending time with my wife and volunteering to help other veterans
Current Situation:

Three weeks before his combat stress control unit was scheduled to return home from Afghanistan, SGM Schumacher suffered a massive heart attack. Jeff had been subjected to intense pychological stress, 90 to 155 dgree temoeratures, home worries and his unit experienced more than 125 mortar attacks. He is now undergoing radiation and chemotherapy for his cancer. His family is currently waiting for the VA to award him disability compensation and does not expect tis to start until 2015. He aslo intends to return to work this summer. In the meantime, he and his wife are struggling financially.

Current Requests: $1500 Utilities, food, gasoline

* Honored: Rebuild Hope provides emergency funds upfront in excess of actual donations.

The Schumacher family joined Rebuild Hope in 2014.

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