Hillwood, Higginbotham & Vermeer Texas-Louisiana
Change Lives For Two Combat-Wounded Military Heroes
Mortgage-free homes are presented to two combat-wounded heroes
during the Charles Schwab Challenge
Honorably Discharged Sergeant Summer Moore of Monee, IL and Medically Discharged Staff Sergeant Richard Sandmeier of Nebraska are the recipients of the tournament’s 20th and 21st home donations.
Sergeant Summer Moore
Medically-Discharged U.S. Army Sergeant
Monee, IL
Staff Sergeant Richard Sandmeier
Medically-Discharged Staff Sergeant
Former Sergeant Summer Moore
Former U.S. Army Sergeant Summer Moore served from 2005-2009, which included a combat tour in Iraq. Moore was awarded Combat Action Badge, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star. She was medically-discharged from the Army as a Sergeant. Moore is an Illinois native and has returned home, as her mortgage-free home is in Monee, a suburb of Chicago. Moore and her fiancé’, Aiden, have an 18-month-old daughter together.
Special Thanks To
Former Staff Sergeant Richard Sandmeier
Former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Richard Sandmeier is a decorated combat veteran who joined the military in 2003 while living in Guam. He served his country for 10 years and nine months. Sandmeier was deployed on two combat tours in Afghanistan (2004-05 and 2010-11). He was medically-discharged from the U.S. Army as a Staff Sergeant due to a back fracture from a Humvee rollover.
A father of two, his mortgage-free home is in Whitwell, TN. Sandmeier said he plans on finishing school and becoming a certified IT professional and possibly owning his own business someday. He also wants to farm and live off the land.
Special Thanks To
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Military Warriors Support Foundation
Military Warriors Support Foundation is a 501c3 that serves our nation's combat-wounded heroes & Gold Star Spouses during their transition to civilian life. Their mission is to provide support and programs that facilitate a smooth and successful transition for our nation’s combat-wounded military heroes, Gold Star Spouses and their families.

For more information, visit and check them out on social media; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.
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