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|Brookfield – Governor Scott Walker joined Hunzinger Construction Company employees today in wrapping care packages for Wisconsin troops through their Troop Care Package program. Since 2006, the Hunzinger Construction Company has shipped more than 45 tons of goods to our brave servicemen and women.
“Hunzinger’s efforts to collect items and wrap care packages are truly commendable,” Governor Walker said. “Something as commonplace as a jar of peanut butter or hand-written letter means the world to the troops who receive them because these items are, in many ways, a lifeline to home. I’m proud to join Hunzinger employees today in wrapping care packages to bring our brave men and women in uniform. I know the people of Wisconsin join me in thanking our troops for their service to our nation and praying for their safe return home.”
The Hunzinger Construction Company is one of the oldest contracting firms in the Midwest, moving to Milwaukee in 1928. They are the only Wisconsin firm that’s been listed every year on the Engineering News-Record Top 400 General Contractors in the United States list since the inception of the list in 1964.
The Troop Care Package Program has sent 46 tons of supplies to troops since it launched in 2006. It began as a small effort to send essentials to one local soldier and has since grown to quarterly shipments to more than 100 different military units stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan. With the help of local companies, schools, and volunteers, Hunzinger ships packages including toiletries, food, magazines, toys, candy, and written letters.