May 28, 2013

Ace Hardware International Holdings has teamed up with Safi and Safi Enterprises to bring Ace stores to Afghanistan.

As a part of the development plan, Safi and Safi will open a minimum of 15 Ace Hardware stores in the next 10 years.

March 15, 2013

Window World, a replacement window and home remodeling company, sponsored a mission through the Veterans Airlift Command (VAC) to bring injured Army SSG Oliver Hughes and his family from San Antonio to Asheville, N.C.

December 3, 2012

The U.S. Army kicked off its “Hire a Veteran” campaign Nov. 19, 2012, during a press conference with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The campaign is aimed at debunking employer misperceptions about the impact of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) on veterans’ job performance, and at educating employers on what reasonable accommodations involve.

October 23, 2012

Louisiana-Pacific Corp. is collaborating with Operation Finally Home to build mortgage-free homes for wounded veterans.

LP donated SmartSide product and PR support to a home built by New American Homes in Greater Chicago for U.S. Army Spc. Nick Mapson, who sustained debilitating injuries in Afghanistan. This included the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago (HBAGC) with the National Association of Home Builders and the Chicago NFL Players Association Former Players Chapter.