Carrington House: Liscomb Project Update
This month, CCF is proud to give an update on the Carrington House home for U.S. Army Specialist Michael Liscomb. Clay Morgan, VP of Facilities for Carrington Mortgage Holdings, provided the latest news on the status of the build for Michael and his wife, Desiree.
“The foundation is complete; and the house has been delivered and set in place,” says Clay. “Now begins the interior finish phase. The utilities will be connected in January, and construction begins on the garage once that’s complete. Weather permitting, we hope to complete the project for the Liscomb family by mid-March.”
Construction on the Liscomb home began this past October. The storage sheds that were initially on the property were demolished and removed; and a number of trees were. Excavation for the basement and foundation began at the end of October. The couple said the house ushers in a new sense of freedom for a new chapter of their lives.
Michael was born in Lewiston, Maine, on July 23, 1987. He joined the U.S. Army in August 2007, attending basic training at Fort Benning, GA, before being deployed to Nasiriyah, Iraq, on April 2008. While on deployment, he sustained injuries when his Humvee was hit by another vehicle. After months of treatment, he developed a bone infection and had to have his left leg amputated above the knee in 2016. Since that time, Michael has worked with the Travis Mills Foundation as an ambassador and a volunteer. A sled hockey player and outdoor sportsman, he enjoys hunting, fishing and golf. He refuses to view his injuries as an excuse or setback.
“I’m not a wounded Veteran anymore,” says Michael. “I’m a recalibrated Veteran who can tackle the world.”
Michael and Desiree have a daughter, Mackenzie, and a son, Grant, who mean the world to them. Michael says he is thankful for the support of his family, CCF and the Travis Mills Foundation, his “second family.”
“The one thing that I am most excited about is having a place that my family and I can call our home,” says Michael.