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Independence Day & The American Dream

Fourth of July

From the earliest beginnings of our great nation, our military has served to ensure Americans have land to truly call their own.

That sense of independence has always been at the heart of the American Dream. Homeownership remains an especially significant part of that dream for military members, veterans and their families.

In fact, the rate of homeownership among veterans and military members remains considerably higher (81 percent) than among civilians (65 percent). For those who’ve fought to safeguard the American Dream, there’s simply something special about owning a piece of it.

To mark Independence Day, we asked a host of veterans and military spouses to share their thoughts on the connections between freedom and homeownership.

William J Gainey

Army CSM (Ret.) William J. Gainey, first Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Army CSM (Ret.) William J. Gainey, first Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
As an Army combat veteran with 33.5 years of military service, Independence Day means much more to me than just enjoying an evening of fireworks. Like the rest of us it means having the freedom of living the American Dream. After being deployed to numerous hazardous …read more

Read more here:: Veterans Life – Veterans United Network

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