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.READ MORE: Tanker Truck Full Of Fuel Hangs Over Bridge After Collision At Loop 12, Shady Grove
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.READ MORE: In Shadow Of Texas Gas Drilling Sites, Health Fears Escalate
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.MORE NEWS: Public Health Experts Say Dallas Cowboys COVID Outbreak Shows Pandemic Far From Over
Brown has already begun his Ford technician training.