Injured Iraq soldier from Lubbock wakes up in his new home - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/31/09

Injured Iraq soldier from Lubbock wakes up in his new home

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - A South Plains solider injured in Iraq is waking up in a new home this morning.

Specialist Reas Axtell lost both of his legs during a rocket attack on a U.S. military base in Iraq.

Home For Our Troops worked with several local businesses to build a specially adapted home for Axtell and his family.

They received the keys to their new home on Saturday.

Homes For Our Troops has completed 41 homes for veterans since 2004.

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