SOUTH CAROLINA (WMBF) – Walmart announced Friday it has hired 3,900 veterans in South Carolina since 2013.
According to a news release, with the launch of the 2016 Greenlight a Vet campaign, Walmart hopes to show ignite a national conversation for veterans, who, once returning home, are more camouflaged than ever.
Here's how the Greenlight a Vet campaign works:
- Change one light in a visible location at your home or office to green
- Inspire others to join the cause by taking a picture of your green light and sharing it on social media using the hashtag #greenlightavet
The company's Veterans Welcome Home Commitment has hired more than 153,000 veterans nationwide. The program offers a job to any eligible, honorably discharged U.S. veteran since it was announced Memorial Day 2013. Walmart hopes to hire 250,000 veterans by 2020.