Army veteran never gave up trying to secure shelter for homeless veteran

Army veteran never gave up trying to secure shelter for homeless veteran
He was “hard headed” and stubborn. But he also was a generous person who would give someone in need the shirt off his own back.

That’s how former Army Staff Sgt. Thomas “T-Man” Brown described homeless veteran Randall Strieby, who died on Sept. 3 from pneumonia at the age of 68.

For the past six years, Brown was on a mission to convince Strieby — known as “Roofing Randy” — to secure permanent housing and leave the woods in Hillsborough County in Florida. As the president of Tampa Homeless Outreach in Florida and a veteran outreach coordinator for Tampa Crossroads, Brown’s job focuses on finding homeless veterans permanent housing.

Read the full article on Military Times

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