Vet gets new roof as thank you for service


GAS CITY, Ind. (WFFT) — A Hoosier veteran received a free home improvement as a thank you for his service.

John Peters, a U.S. Army veteran, receive a new roof Wednesday morning that was installed by Kingdom Roofing Systems as part of the Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project.

Through a partnership with Purple Heart Homes, Peters was chosen as a recipient for the roof replacement.

The Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project is a nationwide effort to show gratitude and honor the veterans who served our country and the families who support them.

Since the inception of this program in 2016, more than 275 military members have received new roofs.

For more information on the Roof Deployment Project, or to learn more about how you can get involved, you can send an email to