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."

Home: Greensboro, NC
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
Immediate Family: Single
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.
Current Situation:

"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

 

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The Perry family joined Rebuild Hope in August 2013.

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