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Host, actor and former U.S. Marine Corps Drill Instructor, R. Lee Ermey, keeps the home makeover in line with help from presenting partners Magic Chef Appliances, Franklin Electric, Bellevue University and Carrington Mortgage.

 (POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – PR LOG – February 17, 2016) Once again, Military Makeover is transforming a house into a beautiful home for a deserving military veteran and his family. The three-part series chronicles the room-by-room renovations for injured Purple Heart recipient, Technical Sergeant Kevin Parke, his wife and their five children. Tune in to the series premiere, Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 7:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Lifetime®.

Military Makeover, R. Lee Ermey and their valued sponsors are dedicated to giving back to the military by assisting veterans and their families in need of improved housing solutions. The Parke family renovations were made possible thanks to the donations of these generous partners:


Making a Man Cave – with Magic Chef Appliances
Every man deserves a man cave, especially a veteran. Magic Chef Appliances joins Military Makeover to discuss the most important appliances to incorporate to help make life a little easier. According to Dave White, from Home Depot Television, this includes compact refrigerators, a dual-zone wine and beverage cooler, a microwave and more. Go to to find all of Magic Chef Appliance’s dependable, easy-to-use kitchen appliances.


Creating an Outdoor Oasis – with Franklin Electric
Water gardens not only look beautiful, they add a peaceful element that can be particularly beneficial to military veterans. Scott Stayton from Franklin Electric took it upon himself to design one deserving of the Parke family. In addition, they created three home enhancements using a sampling from their complete offering of residential water pumping systems. To learn more about the products used in a water garden, visit


Education Geared Towards the Armed Services – with Bellevue University
Bellevue University was founded in 1966 to serve the educational needs of adult learners from the Offutt Air Force Base community located just one mile from the current campus. Today, the university continues this mission, constantly developing new programs and services to meet the evolving needs of servicemen, women and veterans. Scott Kizzire, from Bellevue University, joins Military Makeover to discuss the special significance of their participation and to present the Parke family with a few surprises. Go to to learn about all the ways they make finishing a degree possible.


The Right Mortgage for Veterans – with Carrington Mortgage
Ray Brousseau, EVP of the Mortgage Lending Division at Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC, joins Military Makeover to provide information on mortgage options for veterans. There can be misconceptions about getting a mortgage, especially in today’s marketplace, but Brousseau explains the home financing programs for veterans and active military available to them through licensed lenders, as well as the variety of VA programs Carrington offers. For more information, visit


About Military Makeover®

From the producers of the award-winning home decorating and remodeling show, Designing Spaces®, Military Makeover is a very special mini-series dedicated to giving back to members of our military and their loved ones. Enlisting the help of decorators, designers, landscapers and other home renovation experts, our host, retired United States Marine Corps Staff Sergeant R. Lee Ermey “The Gunny” helps change the living situation – and the lives – of these deserving individuals.

All of the episodes are available at