Lockheed Martin Recognized As Civilian Organization of the Year
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 29th, 2002 -- Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, a business area of Lockheed Martin Corporation [NYSE: LMT], was named Civilian Organization of The Year by the Air Force Association (AFA) at its annual meeting in San Antonio on Saturday, July 27th.
The company received the honor in recognition of its support of the organization provided primarily through Fort Worth AFA Chapter #272. Each year, AFA recognizes a civilian organization that has provided outstanding support.
Among the company actions being recognized by the Air Force Association was financial support of the local Chapter's "An Evening in Fort Worth" fund-raiser. The event serves as a primary fund-raising mechanism for the organization each year. Additionally, the company prints and mails the organization's newsletter and defrays the expenses associated with Baylor Air Force ROTC cadets attending the Chapter's annual meeting in Waco. Additional printing and presentation support has also been provided to the state organization.
Eric Fox, senior director of government relations for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company accepted the recognition on behalf of company president Dain Hancock. "It is a privilege for Lockheed Martin to be recognized at the state level by an organization so important to the defense of our nation," Fox said. "The Air Force Association continues to be an important ally of the United States Air Force, and we are grateful for their actions."
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is a leader in the design, development, systems integration, production and support of advanced military aircraft and related technologies. Its customers include the military services of the United States and allied countries throughout the world. Products include the F-16, F-22, F-35 JSF, F-117, T-50, C-5, C-130, C-130J, P-3, S-3, and U-2.
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