PEYTON, Colo. (KRDO) -- To kick off Military Appreciation Month, Freedom Alliance will gift an all-terrain wheelchair to medically retired U.S. Army Spc. Aaron Reveles.
Aaron is the 50th wounded service member to receive one of these customized chairs from Freedom Alliance, which is a military support organization.
Reveles enlisted in the Army in 2002 as an Infantryman and was stationed for two years at Schofield Barracks in Honolulu, Hawaii. His vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb while deployed to Iraq in 2004. The blast led to the amputation of his left leg.
The all-terrain wheelchair will allow Reveles to move around the family farm more easily and once again enjoy his favorite outdoor activities, including fishing. Reveles, along with his wife and their two children, currently live on a 40-acre farm in Peyton, Colorado.