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Groundbreaking SSG Rusty Dunagans Smart Home

On September 21, 2010 SSG Rusty Dunagan was conducting combat operations in Afghanistan when a land mine and homemade bomb was detonated. As a result of the blast, Rusty suffered amputation of both legs and his left arm. Rusty has overcome serious infections and endured over thirty surgeries.

On July 9, 2014, construction officially began for Rusty's new, custom-made home. The home will help Rusty gain independence after suffering the severe injuries he has had to face. A special thanks to Brewer Carpet One Floor & Home for assisting with the flooring installations for the home.


L-R: Dan Haderer, Bart Brewer, Eric Leek, and Mark Holland before the ceremony.


President, Tom Brewer speaking on behalf of Brewer Carpet One at the ceremony. 


First official dig! Breaking ground at the ceremony.


The Building for America’s Bravest program aims to raise funds to build custom designed, specially adapted homes for the most catastrophically injured American service members. The homes built are made possible by the support of many companies and private donations. You can help our bravest by spreading the word and making a donation. A contribution of any size is fully tax-deductible and greatly appreciated. Please visit for more information.

Carpet One Floor & Home® is proud to partner with Building for America’s Bravest™ to provide custom-designed homes that allow these returning heroes to live more independently, improving the quality of their daily lives. We are committed to installing flooring in all the homes scheduled to be built through 2016.

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