Sunday, February 11, 2018

Community rebuilt Navy Vietnam veteran's home

Community rallies to help build Valley veteran's home
ABC 15 News
Aldo Vazquez
11:04 PM, Feb 10, 2018
16 mins ago
Nearly 300 volunteers, along with several other organizations including mostly veterans, came together to help build the house from the ground up.
NEW RIVER, AZ - A big ‘welcome home’ was held for a Valley Vietnam veteran whose home burned down in a fire four years ago.

“I’ve been waiting three-and-a-half years, going on four years, to get back in my house,” said Jack Cooper.

Jack Cooper built his house 26 years ago in New River. Four years ago, an electrical fire burned his house down to the ground. The only thing that survived were two pictures of his times in the Navy.
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