Fighting for Our Veterans

At a young age, it was ingrained into Brady Quinn ā€™07 that it was important to respect and support the military. His father was a marine in Vietnam. His grandfathers had both served. The lineage ensured he and his sisters never took for granted the sacrifices soldiers made for the good of the country.

Because of that ā€œstrong appreciation for those who have risked their lives to protect liberties and freedoms for us,ā€ he says, he was motivated to create a foundation dedicated to giving back to the armed forces. In 2011, Quinn formed 3rdĀ & Goal ā€“ Veterans Home Aid to make homes handicap accessible for wounded veterans. It also expanded to help provide housing for homeless veterans, whose numbers top 107,000 in the United States.

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About the Series:

The University of Notre Dame’s award-winning “What Would You Fight For?” series showcases the work, scholarly achievements, and global impact of Notre Dame faculty, students, and alumni. These two-minute segments, each originally aired during a home football game broadcast on NBC, highlight the University’s proud moniker, the Fighting Irish, and tell the stories of the members of the Notre Dame family who fight to bring solutions to a world in need.

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November 11, 2016

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