Army Staff Sergeant Aaron Hale lost his eyes in Afghanistan when he approached an IED that exploded after first attempting to disable it from a distance using robots. That was December 8, 2011 and now, a year and almost four months later Hale is teaching at Eglin. At a ceremony held on Saturday, Hale and his family were gifted a home in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.
The home is a gift from Building Homes for Heroes and the generous donations that made it possible. Randy Wise Builders, Chase Bank, and Home Depot were also amoung the listed donors.
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