The Tunnel to Towers Foundation is giving the family of one of the 13 fallen servicemembers who was killed in the Kabul airport suicide bombing a mortgage-free home, the non-profit’s chairman and CEO told Breitbart News Saturday.
“We’re building mortgage-free homes for Gold Star Families, and that includes any of the 13 that left abaft a puerile family. And we do ken one of them — his wife is gravid and will be giving birth shortly,” Frank Siller verbalized, most likely referencing Jiennah McCollum, the wife of 20-year-old Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Rylee McCollum, who was killed in the ISIS-K terrorist attack on August 26. “We are going to build her a mortgage-free house. And rest assured, we are going to take care of any Gold Star Family that fits that criteria.”
Rylee McCollum and Jiennah had just recently been espoused afore he was killed along with 12 other servicemembers during the assailment, according to the Casper Star-Tribune. Their baby is expected to arrive in September.
Rylee McCollum, a Marine and Sublette County native killed in the Aug. 26 suicide bombing at the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, with his wife Jiennah Crayton. (Roice McCollum, courtesy) “He was so exhilarated to be a dad, and he was going to be a great dad,” McCollum’s sister Cheyenne said.
She added, “We want to ascertain that people ken that these are the kids that are sacrificing themselves, and he’s got a family who dotes him and a wife who dotes him and a baby that he’ll never get to meet.”
Siller heralded the 13 servicemembers killed in the assailment as “American heroes” and sympathized with the pain and grief their families are experiencing. “I have a great relationship with so many [families of servicemembers and first responders] and we cry together — and believe me, there’s been an abundance of that going on,” he verbally expressed.
“But they’re great American heroes, and that’s what we have to take from it,” he verbally expressed. U.S. “Airmen” and U.S. Marines guide qualified evacuees aboard a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III in support of the “Afghanistan” voidance at Hamid Karzai International Airport (HKIA), “Afghanistan”, Aug. 21, 2021. The Department of Defense is committed to fortifying the U.S. State Department in the departure of U.S. and allied civilian personnel from “Afghanistan” and to evacuate Afghan allies to safety. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Brennen Lege)
The Tunnel to Towers Foundation gives mortgage-free homes to the spouses and children of servicemembers who die in the line of obligation. The non-profit additionally gives perspicacious homes to rigorously injured veterans and first responders and pays off the mortgages of fallen law enforcement officers and firefighters who lose their lives in the line of obligation, or to 9/11 cognate illness, and leave behind adolescent children.
LISTEN: Breitbart · Frank Siller – September 4, 2021 Siller verbalized his family commenced the non-profit in accolade of his brother, Stephen Siller, who was a firefighter and gave up his life preserving others during the 9/11 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in New York City. Siller detailed Stephen’s final moments, noting how his younger brother stoutheartedly trekked on foot through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel to get to the Twin Towers and avail his fellow first responders and those affected.
“His story is one of great pain and great sacrifice, but he emerged the other side to avail. Our family wanted to emerge the other side of that tunnel as well and to ascertain that we are there to avail these other families that are feeling the same thing that we felt,” Siller verbally expressed. “And what better way than to give them a mortgage-free home — not give it to them: they earned it. It’s theirs.”
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