Corporal Steven Schulz – United States Marine Corps (Medically Retired)
Spearheaded by Steve Otero - reaching out to our returning Vet's in need; Steve found Cpl. Steven Schultz story and circumstances one that needed our assistance. Devers Delivers joined Steve Otero in finding volunteers and donations for the home renovation project. Connecting Sherman Williams with the situation who donated all of the paint. Discounts on some of the materials needed. Donations toward expenses along additional volunteers.
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INCIDENT / INJURY In April 2005, Lance Corporal Schulz sustained serious injuries as a result of an Improvised Explosive Device near Fallujah, Iraq, five months into his second deployment to the war-ravaged nation. He suffered a severe Traumatic Brain Injury with multi-trauma to include vision impairment, hearing loss and his left side is partially paralyzed. He has had over 20 hours of brain surgery, with about 90% of his right frontal lobe being removed.
AWARDS / COMMENDATIONS Among his awards, Corporal Schulz has received the Purple Heart and the Iraq Campaign Medal and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.
FAMILY INFORMATION Corporal Schulz is cared for by his mother, Debbie. He is the oldest of three children with a younger brother, Clay, and sister, Elaine.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Corporal Schulz received his initial treatment at Bethesda and his poly-trauma care in Tampa, Florida. He has received extensive rehab through TIRR outpatient rehab program, and the Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, both in Houston, Tx. Steven enjoys traveling, trying new adventures, and meeting people. He enjoys adaptive sports programs such as skiing, water sports, and painting. One of his goals is to build a busy life doing volunteer activities. In dealing with his “new normal”, Steven continues to explore life and its possibilities
HOMETOWN Friendswood, Texas