Apr. 28, 2011
The Aerospace Industries Association offers its congratulations to CIA Director Leon E. Panetta on his nomination by President Obama to succeed Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates.
“Director Panetta has a long and distinguished career as a public servant,” said AIA President and CEO Marion C. Blakey. “He brings far-reaching expertise and insight to the position at a time when ongoing conflicts and budget pressures require a particularly strong leader at the department’s helm.”
Industry is looking forward to meeting soon the new secretary. “From continuing the efficiency initiative and strengthening the aerospace and defense industrial…
Apr. 28, 2011
Among Washington’s many visitors this spring were select groups of young people who mixed hard work with fun, vying in top technology competitions. Their keen interest in innovation is heartening, particularly as we face a key challenge: Ensuring an adequate supply of skilled workers to fuel America’s global competitiveness.
Hundreds of middle and high school students came here to test their mettle before judges in the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot, the Real World Design Challenge in engineering, and the Raytheon MATHCOUNTS competition, to name a few. On May 14, in The Plains, Va., 600…
Jim Albaugh, President & CEO, Boeing Commercial Airplanes
to the 10th Annual Aviation Summit
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
April 27, 2011