STAPLETON, Colo. An American hero and his family were honored Saturday with the secrets to a brand new custom-made house.

“It’s type of like seeing your first born kid or your wife on your weddingwedding.”

US Army Sgt. Marco Dominguez is decorated with two purple hearts and numerous other accomplishment medals.

“I wouldn’t say that I’m more deserving,” Marco stated. “I would state that I accept it for all the other people that didn’t get it that are deserving.”

Throughout his second deployment to Iraq, he sustained blast and burn injuries in an explosive attack and presently deals with post-traumatic stress disorder.

“There’s a great deal of people that state they support the troops, however to do more than that – to take us in like that, it’s amazing.”

Sargent Dominguez and his very deserving family specifically chose Denver as the location to be for a much-needed fresh start.

“We neededhad to startbegin somewhere where there had not been a great deal of bad memories,” his better half Tammi stated. “Everything about this location, we knewwe understood this is where we neededhad to be.”

At a special bow cutting event Saturday, they got a warm “Colorado-welcome” to their brand brand-new half a million dollar home in North Stapleton.

“As a veteran myself, not enough is offeredoffered to the people that make that kind of sacrifice,” Wonderland Homes VP of Sales amp; Marketing, Michael Hart said.

Ideally this incredible present of a brand-new house can be a start.

“Things have been difficultbeen difficult,” Marco said. “I keep hugging my household and my wife and just telling them that I love them due to the fact that this is for them and for the rest of our lives this part is taken care of.”

All this was made possible by national non-profit Operation FINALLY HOME and local builder Wonderland Residences.

FOX31 Denvers Drew Engelbart added to this report.