The Patron Family

On August 6, 2011, Cody Patron’s world came crashing down. She received word that after serving more than a decade in the Marine Corps, her husband, Sergeant Daniel J. Patron, was killed in Sangin Valley, Afghanistan. Tragedy struck again in October 2018 when the Patron home was destroyed by the catastrophic Hurricane Michael, which made landfall as an unprecedented Category 4 and destroyed much of the Florida Panhandle region. After sustaining devastating water and wind damage, Cody’s home, located in Panama City Beach, is barely livable. With bare concrete floors, hanging ceiling debris, and a torn roof, the home is in desperate need of some tender loving care. The first step in helping Cody and Layla start anew is giving the family home the renovation it so desperately needs. That’s why Military Makeover and its compassionate team of volunteers, partners, and supporters are hard at work to transform their home into a place of healing and happiness.

Creating Comfort in the Kitchen: Quick and Easy Meals for the Patrons

We're showing the Military Makeover team some love with Stouffer’s iconic Lasagna and Mac & Cheese.

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The Final Stretch for the Patron Family Makeover

We’re back in Panama City Beach, Florida with the Patron family. This Gold Star widow’s home is in desperate need of a makeover, after it was destroyed by Hurricane Michael. Check out the progress.

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Unwind and Recharge with Bar Louie and the Patron Family

Military Makeover co-host Art Edmonds travels across Florida to meet one of our newest partners: Bar Louie.

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Paradise Grills Creates an Outdoor Oasis for the Patron Family

Paradise Grills is ready to take Cody's pool and deck area to a whole new level. Stay tuned as they create the ultimate outdoor oasis.

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