ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A North Texan homeless veteran has landed his dream job, and his story was told during the Dallas Cowboys game Thursday, Nov. 25.

In a halftime video from Ford Motor Company, James Brown, an Air Force veteran who faced challenges upon his return, including homelessness, was delivered the good news.

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James Brown (credit: Ford, NFL and Dallas Cowboys)

Dallas Cowboys players Trevon Diggs and CeeDee Lamb joined Ford Motor Company and the Salvation Army to inform Brown by phone he will receive a two-year scholarship for the Ford ASSET program to become a licensed technician and have a guaranteed job with Sam Pack’s Five Star Ford of Carrollton.

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Dallas Cowboys players Trevon Diggs and CeeDee Lamb joined Ford Motor Company and the Salvation Army to tell James Brown the good news. (credit: Ford, NFL and Dallas Cowboys)

The Salvation Army gave Brown the opportunity for a warm and safe home, and the ability to start focusing on what he needs to achieve success.

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Brown has already begun his Ford technician training.

CBSDFW.com Staff