Ben Dugan, Acme Brick Corporate Fellow through Hiring Our Heroes

Fort Worth, TX – On Tuesday, Sept. 6., Acme Brick Company welcomed U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sergeant Benjamin Dugan as its first Corporate Fellow in the Hiring Our Heroes program. 

Following a welcoming orientation, Sgt. Dugan began a twelve-week fellowship at Acme’s historic Bennett, Texas plant.

Acme President and CEO, Dennis Knautz, said, “We are delighted to welcome Ben Dugan to Acme and are looking forward to participating with many more members of America’s armed forces through this important program.”

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Hiring Our Heroes was created by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to help transition career military personnel to new positions in the civilian workplace. Its Corporate Fellowship initiative is one of several options offered to retiring career military personnel through the U.S. Department of Defense’s SkillBridge program.

About Acme Brick

Acme Brick Company, founded in 1891, sells many quality building material and design products for the home through over 50 Acme Brick Tile & Stone public showrooms across 13 states in the Southwest and Southeast. Acme is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.  For more information visit


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