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Video: The Home Depot Celebrates Military Appreciation Month by Highlighting Navy Service Member and Assistant Store Manager

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Hailing from a military family, having lived in four countries and seven states, Gerald Sims always knew his passion was to serve his country. Currently, he is a Navy service member.

As he looked beyond the military, Gerald wanted to find a career that valued his military background and provided leadership and mentoring opportunities. Today, Gerald is a merchandising assistant store manager at The Home Depot store in Greenville, South Carolina.

Watch Gerald’s military story in the video above and learn why he chooses to wear an orange apron.

T-Mobile Celebrates Military Appreciation Month, Part 3: The Soldier

By Shawna Ryan, T-Mobile Stories
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As the country honors its servicemen and women this month, T-Mobile renews its lead sponsorship of a nonprofit helping veterans and their families meet the challenges of life after the military. In the final installment of this three-part series, we bring you a special story of how this employee found himself demonstrating what Military Appreciation Month in action truly means.

T-Mobile Celebrates Military Appreciation Month, Part 2: The Military Spouse

By Shawna Ryan, T-Mobile Stories
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As the country honors its servicemen and women this month, T-Mobile renews its lead sponsorship of a nonprofit helping veterans and their families meet the challenges of life after the military. In the second installment of this three-part series, we bring you a special story of how this employee found herself demonstrating what Military Appreciation Month in action truly means.

Read Part 1 here

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T-Mobile Celebrates Military Appreciation Month, Part 1: The Ally

By Shawna Ryan, T-Mobile Stories
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As the country honors its servicemen and women this month, T-Mobile renews its lead sponsorship of a nonprofit helping veterans and their families meet the challenges of life after the military. In the first installment of this three-part series, we bring you a special story of how this employee found herself demonstrating what Military Appreciation Month in action truly means.

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U.S. Air Force Military Spouse Shares 8-Year Career with The Home Depot

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Alexis Strom is known as Lexi around The Home Depot store in Holly Springs, Georgia, where she leads the cashier team. For her, one of the best parts of the job is the fast-paced atmosphere – something she’s all too familiar with as a mother and U.S. Air Force military spouse.

“I’m a never-write-anything-down-in-pen kind of person. Everything can change a million and one times before it actually happens,” says Lexi. “I tend to do well when it comes to stressful situations and manage things well under pressure.”

Active-duty Military Spouse Shares Her Home Depot Story

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During Military Appreciation Month, we’re honored to spotlight the brave service members and military family members who bring their expertise, knowledge and dedication into our workplace. Their stories reflect the company’s core values of community and respect. 

National Military Appreciation Month: Remember. Honor. Support.

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Initiated by the United States Congress in 1999, National Military Appreciation Month is held each May as a time to thank service members and their families for all their hard work and bravery, and honor those who have died in the pursuit of freedom.

This #MilitaryAppreciationMonth, America's Charities is honoring our troops and veterans, and celebrating our nonprofit members who support them with special programs and services made possible by donors like you.

General Motors Corporate Responsibility Newsletter - June 2016

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GM Strengthens Business, Communities through Mobility
The rules of vehicle use and ownership are changing rapidly, according to GM’s latest Sustainability Report (gmsustainability.com). Connectivity, car-sharing, alternative propulsion and autonomous vehicles are key elements toward a future of safer, cleaner and more efficient mobility options for customers.

Military Appreciation Month: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

Chevrolet and National Navy SEAL Museum team up to honor those who have served
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DETROIT, May 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ – May is National Military Appreciation Month, and Chevrolet is joining the National Navy SEAL Museum to honor the men and women who have served in the U.S. military, particularly its special forces.

Chevrolet will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the all-new, Special Operations 2016 Chevrolet Silverado to benefit the Navy SEAL Museum and its foundation.

Although many know Chevrolet has supported the U.S. armed forces – and institutions such as the Navy SEAL Museum – for many years, most people don’t know:

GM Foundation Donates $1 Million to Habitat for Humanity

Grants to help fund new home builds, revitalization projects and veterans’ initiative
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DETROIT, May 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In recognition of Military Appreciation Month, the General Motors Foundation announced today a $1 million grant to Habitat for Humanity to fund projects, including 11 new home builds in partnership with Habitat families, with the goal of assisting current and former military service members.

The grant will also support two international revitalization projects in Brazil and the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Nepal.

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