Bronze Star and Purple Heart Recipient Corporal Alan Babin Jr. recently received a new custom-built specially adapted smart home from the Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E. program (Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment), with home control and entertainment equipment donated by Nortek Security & Control (NSC) which included an ELAN Entertainment & Control system, plus solutions from SpeakerCraft, Sunfire, and Panamax.

At 22 years old, Babin enlisted in the U.S. Army and began serving his country as a medic with the elite 82 Airborne Division. While rushing to aid a wounded soldier on March 31, 2003, Babin was struck by enemy gunfire, and has since endured dozens of surgeries, the loss of several internal organs, and permanent limits on his mobility.

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