Sgt. Ben Tomlinson deployed twice with the United States Marine Corps. On his second tour of duty, Ben was shot by enemy fire while providing rooftop security for his team. As a result, Ben was paralyzed with limited mobility below his chest.
When asked about his injuries Ben positively replied, “This is not the way I am going to be forever”. Ben’s loving parents and brothers have been extremely supportive throughout his recovery process. Ben is extremely active and enjoys wheelchair rugby, hand cycling and watching the Alabama Crimson Tide football team.
Ben received his smart home on Veteran’s Day in 2014.