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Program Gets Injured Vet New Home

Thanks to the program "Building for America's Bravest," Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills and his family are settling into their new house

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    A soldier from Maine who lost parts of all four limbs serving in Afghanistan is moving into a home adapted to fit his needs. (Published Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014)

    A soldier from Maine who lost parts of all four limbs serving in Afghanistan is moving into a home adapted to fit his needs.

    Thanks to the program "Building for America's Bravest," Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills and his family are settling into their house in Manchester.

    Construction took about ten months on the specially adapted smart home that runs off commands on an iPad, and includes an elevator, specially designed cabinets and wide hallways for Mills' wheelchair.

    Mills said, “Definitely excited for this day. I kind of never realized it was going to come and we can't thank everyone who helped enough for their continued support and Chloe will sleep in her own bed tonight hopefully so she's gonna sleep in her own bed tonight.

    By the end of this year, the program will have built 30 smart homes for wounded vets and their families.

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