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AIA Welcomes Executive Order on Defense Industrial Base

Arlington, Va. — The Aerospace Industries Association welcomes the Executive Order President Trump signed Friday commissioning a whole-of-government assessment of America’s defense industrial base. “America’s aerospace and defense industry is ready, willing and able to participate in the Defense Industrial Base study,” said AIA President and CEO David F. Melcher. “We want to be full […]

AIA Urges Senate to Confirm Mark Esper as Army Secretary

Statement by AIA President and CEO David F. Melcher endorsing Mark Esper’s nomination as Secretary of the Army and urging the Senate to confirm him. Arlington, Va. — The Aerospace Industries Association strongly endorses Mark Esper’s nomination by President Trump to be the next Secretary of the Army and urges the Senate to confirm him […]

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Let’s Give a Boost to the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy

In May, AIA held its Annual Rockets on the Hill Event, where student teams competing in the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) showed off their rockets in the Russell Senate Office Building’s Kennedy Caucus Room.  One of the competing teams, the Victory Christian Center School from Charlotte, N.C. team gained attention for their rocket adorned […]

Ex-Im Bank Needs Strong and Supportive Leadership

The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) on July 14 announced its opposition to the nomination of former Congressman Scott Garrett (R-N.J.) as Chairman and President of the U.S. Export Import Bank (Ex-Im). This decision was not made lightly and was the first-time AIA has opposed a Presidential nominee in recent memory. This is because AIA and […]

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AIA Welcomes Executive Order on Defense Industrial Base

Arlington, Va. — The Aerospace Industries Association welcomes the Executive Order President Trump signed Friday commissioning a whole-of-government assessment of America’s defense industrial base. “America’s aerospace and defense industry is ready, willing and able to participate in the Defense Industrial Base study,” said AIA President and CEO David F. Melcher. “We want to be full […]

AIA Urges Senate to Confirm Mark Esper as Army Secretary

Statement by AIA President and CEO David F. Melcher endorsing Mark Esper’s nomination as Secretary of the Army and urging the Senate to confirm him. Arlington, Va. — The Aerospace Industries Association strongly endorses Mark Esper’s nomination by President Trump to be the next Secretary of the Army and urges the Senate to confirm him […]

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