Originally Published: June 14, 2018 5:55 a.m.
Natasha De Alencar, widow of U.S. Army Special Forces Sgt. Mark De Alencar, hugs Andy Pujol, founder of the nonprofit Building Homes for Heroes, during a ceremony Wednesday, June 13, 2018 in Navarre, Florida, in which De Alencar and her family received a new home from the group. It was the 140th home that Building Homes for Heroes has built or modified for veterans and the first home the nonprofit has given to a Gold Star family. De Alencar’s husband died April 8, 2017, while serving in Afghanistan.