U.S. Marine SGT Jerry Perry Jr (Veteran)
"Life has been a struggle for me since I received a medical discharge from the Marines in early 2012 after I witnessed a buddy commit suicide."
|Service-Connected Disability:||PTSD, traumatic brain injury, hypertension, and bilateral flat feet|
|Operation:||Operation of Iraqi Freedom (2 Tours)|
|Last Military Assignment:||Logistics Combat Element of 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Pendelton, CA|
|Personal Interests:||football, basketball, motorcycles and music.” Steelers nation all day. My favorite college basketball team is “Duke”. As a young child I always loved to hear motorcycles and still do today. I enjoy listening to the different types of instruments and can go to a music store and just sit and listen to different musician all day.|
"Life has been a struggle for me since I received a medical discharge from the Marines in early 2012 after I witnessed a buddy commit suicide. I have been unemployed since and have not received any disability compensation from the Veterans administration after waiting for an award for more than a year. I have found work and will start this month. The VA maintains that my service-connected disability compensation will begin this October. Rebuild Hope's support will enable me to pay for rent and food until then."
|Current Requests:||Need: $1250||Received: $250||Still Need: $1000|
* Honored: Rebuild Hope provides emergency funds upfront in excess of actual donations.
The Perry family joined Rebuild Hope in August 2013.
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