Staff Sgt. Truesdale has served his country for more than 20 years which included two tours in Iraq in the past seven years. In 2003, Truesdale was serving in Tikrit, Iraq when he was hit with an antitank mine. This injury made his civilian job as a warehouse material handler impossible. The inability to work […]
The stories below represent some of the men & women the North Carolina Heroes’ Fund has assisted. We thank these service members for their service and are honored to have been able to assist them.
Spc. Kliem served in the 82nd Airborne for over four years, 15 months of which he served in Afghanistan. Due to injuries sustained from an IED blast while in Afghanistan, Kliem has been medically retired and has currently been traveling from the Charlotte area to Duke for additional diagnosis relating to damages from the blast. […]
PO3 (ret.) McDonald is an Iraq War Navy Veteran that served in the Navy for 8 years. McDonald, his wife and two teenage daughters recently relocated from Tampa, Florida to Dunn, North Carolina to be closer to his wife’s family and to the Fayetteville VA where he is seeking treatment for free pokies games online […]
Marine Cpl. John served in Ramadi, Iraq from September 2005 to May 2006 where he suffered a traumatic brain injury. Due to his injury and related PTSD, Cpl. John has had trouble finding a job which resulted in financial hardship. The North Carolina Heroes Fund was happy to award CPL John with a financial hardship grant.