SAN DIEGO – Sailors the staff of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 1 worked alongside fellow Sailors from USS Benfold (DDG 65), USS Higgins (DDG 76) and USS Russell (DDG 59) as volunteers for the local Habitat for Humanity “Building for the Brave” project, Dec. 3.
Building for the Brave is a special part of the Habitat for Humanity program that is directed towards the construction of home for disabled veterans.
The Dec. 3 project supported four new townhomes in the Lakeside, Calif., area that will be sold to disabled veterans.
Navy volunteers worked together to reinforce roofing, erect walls, install drywall and reinforce the structure’s framework.
Through their hard work and dedication, DESRON 1 volunteer efforts will directly impact the lives of disabled veterans in the San Diego community.