This Old House “Homes for Our Troops" On-Demand

This Old House “Homes for Our Troops" On-Demand


Pictured: The THIS OLD HOUSE crew with the DeWitt family.

Credit: Courtesy of © Kevin O’Connor

Over three special episodes, This Old House is partnering with Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) to build a house – from the ground up – for one Army veteran and his family, as a way to highlight the heroes who have given so much for their country. Watch On-Demand through 10/1/2015Kevin meets Mike Duckett in New Hampshire to see the plans for the DeWitt family’s specially adapted home from Homes For Our Troops (HFOT). Norm, Tom and Kevin join builder Ken Dionne and his team to help with framing the exterior walls.  Kevin then travels to Florida to meet Justin Gaertner, another veteran who also received a HFOT home.  Kevin rejoins the project in New Hampshire and finds that all the exterior walls are secured and the truss roof is going up. Learn More about The Veterans Special Project Episodes

Watch On-Demand:

The Veteran's Special Project" Episode 1:

Episode 2: Adaption & Accessibility:

Episode 3: A Home for Matt & Cat

Veterans Connections:

To draw awareness to the issues of local veterans, WXXI and the Little Theatre convened a Veterans Affairs Task Force to identify the most pressing needs and issues facing veterans and their families in the Greater Rochester area and to make recommendations about ways that WXXI/Little programming and outreach can help address those needs. Learn More: