Mastic home awarded to Afghanistan veteran

Eric Farina was standing beside Kevin Palacios at Brookhaven Town Hall on June 25 when it was announced that Palacios, a 30-year-old U.S Marine veteran who was injured twice while serving in Afghanistan, was awarded a mortgage-free house in Mastic through the Fairway Foundation.

Palacios thought he was attending a real estate seminar on the needs of veterans, but it was actually a secret ploy by the foundation to get all the finalists of the Veterans Home Give Away Project together to announce the winner.

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