United States Air Force Senior Master Sergeant Israel Del Toro Jr.
Home Location – Peyton, CO
On December 4, 2005, United States Air Force SMSgt Israel Del Toro Jr. ‘s Humvee hit an IED.
The blast left him with severe burns on more than 80% of his body and he was given a 15% chance of survival. He lost all his fingers on his left hand and had the fingers on his right hand amputated at his knuckles.
He overcame the odds and after months of rehab and rehabilitation made it home to his wife Carmen and his son.
He works as a motivational Speaker and has competed as a Paralympic Athlete in the Invictus Games.
He enjoys working out at the gym, riding his bike and attending car shows with his son, watching sports, practicing his marksmanship at the gun range, collecting baseball cards, reading comics, playing video games.
Tunnel to Towers is building SMSgt Del Toro Jr. and his family a smart home in Peyton, Colorado.