LOWES OFFERS MILITARY DISCOUNT Lowe's Companies, Inc. is offering all active, reserve and retired military personnel and their immediate family members a 10 percent discount on in-store purchases made during the Memorial Day weekend. The discount is available May 26-31 on all in-stock purchases up to $2,000 (excluding special order and on-line sales) with a valid military ID. The military discount program is offered in conjunction with the Department of Defense's America Supports You program, an ongoing nationwide campaign that communicates America's support to men and women serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. In addition to the discount, Lowe's is giving away free "America Supports You" bumper stickers to store customers and sponsoring a NASCAR racing exhibit and how-to clinics for military families. THE HOME DEPOT MILITARY DISCOUNT The Home Depot®, the worlds largest home improvement retailer, today announced that the company is inviting all active duty, reservists, retired military personnel, veterans and their families to receive 10 percent off their purchases in recognition of Memorial Day. The offer is good on purchases up to $2,000 for a maximum discount of $200 between May 26-30, 2005, at The Home Depot stores, The Home Depot Floor StoresÒ, The Home Depot Landscape SupplyÒ stores and EXPO Design CenterÒ locations. To qualify, individuals must present proof of military service to the Special Services Desk at any The Home Depot store, where they will receive a coupon that is redeemable at any cashier's checkout register. Discount coupons are valid on a single receipt in-store purchase only.