Engility and Building Homes for Heroes® Announce Wounded Veteran Who Will Receive Mortgage-Free Home

Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EGL) today announced that Marine Corps Staff Sergeant Lloyd Howard Jr. will receive a home through a partnership with Building Homes for Heroes®.Engility, a cybersecurity, defense, space and intelligence government services company, works with Building Homes for Heroes® to donate homes to veterans injured in the line...

Engility Holdings, Inc.  (NYSE: EGL) today announced that  Marine Corps  Staff Sergeant  Lloyd Howard Jr.  will receive a home through a partnership with  Building Homes  for Heroes®.

Engility, a cybersecurity, defense, space and intelligence government services company, works with Building Homes for Heroes® to donate homes to veterans injured in the line of duty. Since 2013, the company has supported seven veterans, including Staff Sergeant Howard.

"Recovery is difficult, and this gift from Building Homes for Heroes with the support of Engility makes a big difference," said Staff Sergeant Howard. "This is a life changing experience and we are truly grateful."

Staff Sergeant Howard is the second of two veterans the company will sponsor in 2018. The other veteran is U.S. Air Force Captain Gabriel Gonzalez of Tampa, Fl., who learned he is receiving a home during a ceremony in April.

"Two of Engility's core values are grit and determination and humble service, so it's fitting for us to honor and serve the men and women who most exemplify those standards," said Lynn DugleEngility CEO and Chairman of the Board. "Staff Sergeant Howard joined the Marines from a desire to serve our country, and Building Homes for Heroes gives us the opportunity to honor that service."

The gifted home will be renovated to meet the physical needs of Sergeant Howard.

"Working alongside amazing corporations like EngilityBuilding Homes for Heroes is proud to be gifting one home every 11 days for injured veterans," said Andy Pujol, CEO and founder of Building Homes for Heroes. "Together, we are making our communities and country a better place, and we are so grateful for Engility's support for our nation's heroes."

In December of 2006, Staff Sergeant Howard was ambushed by enemy insurgents while deployed to Ramadi, Iraq. Knocked unconscious by an explosive, he sustained traumatic brain injury, lumbar strain, spine disorder and other wounds. For his service, he has been awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: investors.engilitycorp.com