Update to this story.
Via CBS News:
Two months after running into a burning building to save elderly residents at the Arthur Capper Senior Public Housing complex in Washington, D.C., U.S. Marine Corps Captain Trey Gregory is coming to their aid again – with a Thanksgiving meal.
“These people have been through a traumatic event,” said Capt. Gregory. “It is so sad right before the holidays but I’m just honored that we get to serve them again and give them food and put a smile on their face.”
There were plenty of smiles and hugs to go around as Gregory and several other Marines from the Washington Barracks dished out turkey, macaroni and cheese, sweet potatoes, green beans and other traditional fare for dozens of residents and their families.
“It is an honor and a blessing to see them serving us this way, you know, because we know they care,” said D’Artois Davis who has been stuck at a hotel since the fire. “It’s the holiday and you’re used to your family coming around but there’s no place for them to come and we’ve lost so much.”[…]
Last week President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited the barracks to personally thank the service members for helping first responders rescue the Capper residents.
“We didn’t do it for the honor or the fame,” said Capt. Gregory. “Honestly it was just to help people out.”
People like Betty House who snapped a photo with Gregory during the gathering – one of the highlights of her day.