15 Jun '18, 12am

Stars and Stripes: Home free home: Texas nonprofit builds house for MOH recipient

BASTROP, Texas — Ty Carter had mixed emotions as he addressed the crowd standing before him Thursday in the driveway leading up to his brand new, donated house. The former Army staff sergeant and Medal of Honor recipient was grateful for the community and volunteers that came together to provide him this house, but his mind was on his fellow veterans. “I feel guilty — like I don’t deserve this,” said 38-year-old Carter, donning a tan suit and his Medal of Honor while squinting into the midday Texas sun at a crowd of more than 150. “The only reason I have this award, or this house, is because on a very bad day, I instinctively did something right.” The house, given to Carter debt-free from the Texas Sentinels Foundation, sits on 10 acres in rural Bastrop, about 40 miles east of Austin. During Thursday’s unveiling with volunteers and members of the Bastrop community, Carter ...

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