ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) –A North Texas homeless veteran landed his dream job and his story was told during the Dallas Cowboys game on Thursday, November 25.
In a Ford Motor Company halftime video, James Brown, an Air Force veteran who faced challenges on his return including homelessness, received the good news.
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Dallas Cowboys players Trevon Diggs and CeeDee Lamb have joined Ford Motor Company and the Salvation Army to inform Brown by phone that he will receive a two-year fellowship for the Ford ASSET program to become a Certified Technician and earn guaranteed employment with the Ford Five Star from Sam Pack. by Carrollton.
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The Salvation Army has given Brown the opportunity to have a warm, safe home, and the ability to begin to focus on what he needs to be successful.
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Brown has already started his training as a Ford technician.