Drew Brooks Military editor @DrewBrooks
LINDEN – Staff Sgt. Eric Myers raised an American flag outside his new home, then leaned back in his wheelchair and, for a brief moment, admired the Stars and Stripes fluttering overhead.
The flag was raised before Myers, a combat-wounded veteran of the 82nd Airborne Division, had seen the inside of the home specially built for him by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.
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Tunnel to Towers, a New York-based organization named in honor of a New York firefighter killed on Sept. 11, 2001, has built more than 50 so-called “smart homes” across the nation. They are designed to make life easier for veterans who have …