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Veteran Honored with Clarksville Home - John Dunn

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CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. --  it is a huge surprise for an army veteran who spent his military career helping others. Adam Montavon is given a new home with no payments.
 
There was a lot to cheer about in Clarksville on Saturday. It is not often you see a gift like this one. Former Staff Sgt. Adam Montavon and his wife are given the keys to a house. There will be no mortgage, and no strings attached. Montavon can hardly believe it. "It changes everything. It's not just a little change in your life, it's a huge change, and we feel so lucky and fortunate," says Adam Montavon.
 
Montavon served nine years in the U.S. Army, and was deployed as a flight medic. He says during his deployments he saw the worst of the worst. "We could pick up guys, on their worst day, arms missing, legs missing, not just soldiers, children, women," says Montavon.

From the back of an army helicopter Montavon and his team would fly into the war zone. The trauma he experienced affected him so deeply, so emotionally, that he had to be medically retired. He was nominated to receive this honor. "The only thing I ever wanted to do was just do something for somebody else," says Montavon.

Now the Tennessee Housing Development Agency has partnered with Operation Finally Home to remodel this foreclosure for Adam and his wife. "This is one of those heartwarming days at the office, and I was just really pleased to be a part of it," says TDHA executive director Ralph Perry.

The Montavons say things have been tight lately. This home comes at perfect time. They also hope it's a place to heal, and maybe someday, start a family. "I'm so thankful to all of them involved, everybody. Thank you 1000 times for everybody involved," says Montavon.

The Montavons hope to move into their new home in about two weeks.

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