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By Jeff Pack

Home build for injured veteran kicks off in Menifee


Last updated 6/27/2019 at 2:32am

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Members of a junior ROTC program from Temecula Valley stand at attention as U.S. Marine First Sgt. Marcus Wilson is welcomed by a Homes for Our Troops house recipient.

The national nonprofit organization Homes For Our Troops officially kicked off the building of a specially adapted custom home for U.S. Marine First Sgt. Marcus Wilson and his family during a welcome event Saturday, June 22, at Boulder Ridge Elementary in Menifee.

Friends, family, dignitaries and members of the community initially welcomed Wilson to the event with a parade of veteran motorcycle club members escorting he and his family to the event while people waved flags and cheered.

Wilson was on his second deployment as an infantryman with the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, in Iraq, Nov....

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