Transitioning millennial veterans will soon have a place to live, work out and learn in Fort Washington. The American Legion Post #10 in Montgomery County has partnered with Chester-based Power Home Remodeling to build a fitness center, computer lab and homes for millennial vets to use— up to 12 at a time — as they transition back home. The company will also provide an optional 18-month workforce training program for the vets.
The project is scheduled for completion on Memorial Day 2017, but the fitness facility is set to open this fall — on Veterans Day.
Plans for the development were announced at a Memorial Day event at the Post, and the organizers let us tag along: