The Texas Sentinels Foundation has named Sergeant Justin Feagin, a five year veteran as a Texas Sentinel Foundation Honoree at the recently concluded 2011 RE/MAX of Texas Statewide Convention in Austin. Feagin, a native of Dallas was wounded in 2010 while serving as the head of an Afghan Border Police unit when he was hit with by an IED that cost him his left foot, a ruptured ear drum, several broken bones and numerous deep shrapnel lacerations, including one to his femoral artery.
Feagin was inspired to join the Army as a 13-year-old witnessing the terrorist attacks of September 11th. He has been awarded over 16 awards and decorations, including the Purple Heart Medal for his service and sacrifice. Feagin attended the convention with his wife of three years Kayla and was presented the check. Medically retiring from the Military within the next year, Feagin intends to enroll in college.
Feagin joined fellow wounded veterans Sergeant Jorge De Leon and Justin Rokohl as the RE/MAX highlighted the Texas Sentinels Foundation during the event’s Awards Night Gala at the Austin Convention Center. Before a crowd of hundreds, Feagin and his wife were presented with a check for $3,000 from the Foundation.