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Heritage Month Spotlight: Carson Brumley, Sierra Nevada Corporation

Carson Brumley InternSierra Nevada Corporation It's no secret that Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) attracts some of the most talented minds in the industry -- from executive vice presidents to interns. One is intern Carson Brumley, who is working at SNC's Space Systems Group on the Dream Chaser® spaceplane. In fact, she was just named a "Top 100 Intern in the US" by WayUp, a job website for recent college grads. Carson was chosen from a pool of more than 700 interns. Wa...

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Heritage Month Spotlight: Amy Ninness, Eaton Corporation

Amy Ninness General Manager, Conveyance SystemsEaton’s Aerospace Group Discovering Opportunity and Inspiration in Aerospace Four questions with Amy Ninness, general manager, Conveyance Systems, Eaton’s Aerospace Group When did you get into the aerospace industry? I started my career at Eaton 21 years ago, fresh out of college with a degree in chemical engineering. It was a great opportunity for a recent grad, and I found aerospace so interesting as I became more involved....

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Heritage Month Spotlight: Michelle Hauer, Raytheon

Michelle Hauer Senior Engineering Fellow Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems It was during a car-ride when 9-year-old Michelle Hauer’s mother first told her she should be an engineer. “You mean like on trains?” Hauer asked. No, her mother explained: an engineer is an inventor and spends her days building things, just like Hauer loved to do. It was the first engineering seed planted in her life, Hauer said. That seed, and many more like it, grew into three degrees and a career as a Se...

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Heritage Month Spotlight: Dawn Treece

Dawn Treece Department Manager of Electro-Optic Products and McKinney Manufacturing Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems Bringing the humanity to engineering As far back as she can remember, Dawn Treece felt writing and art would be her life and her livelihood. “That’s how I best expressed myself,” she said. Then she took a physics class her junior year and fell in love with the spark of creative inspiration in science and chose a life of Einstein and Edison infused with Toni Morrison an...

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Heritage Month Spotlight: Tina Hart, Sierra Nevada Corporation

Tina Hart Logistical Operations Warehouse Manager Sierra Nevada Corporation There is no “I” in Team Meet Tina Hart. Formerly an 82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper, Tina joined Sierra Nevada Corporation in 2013 as a material production coordinator specialist. Today, she is a manager in Sierra Nevada Corporation’s ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) business area (BA). We sat down with Tina to learn more about her journey at SNC. What is your role at SNC? I am the logistical operations w...

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Heritage Month Spotlight: Marcia Anglin-Livingstone

Marcia Anglin-Livingstone Manufacturing Manager Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems Many differences, one goal “Here’s a life lesson: be respectful of differences and different views in life. If you have a common goal you can work together successfully.” That’s a lesson Marcia Anglin-Livingstone lives by. Livingstone, a manufacturing manager at Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, came to America from her native Jamaica to attend The City College of New York. She is no stranger to bei...

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6 Steps Towards the Future of Urban Air Mobility

Last week, we shared a glimpse into the future of Urban Air Mobility and the potential solutions it provides for our country’s outdated and crumbling infrastructure, increasingly long morning commutes, and transportation challenges faced by those who are elderly or disabled. Full integration of UAM is not an “if,” but a “when.” To get to this future, there are six major steps we need to take, particularly if America intends to continue its global leadership in this area. 1. Continue t...

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Heritage Month Spotlight: Brad Cook, Raytheon

Melded in the Melting Pot Through early influences and unique experiences, Operations Command Media Coordinator Bradford Cook has been shaped by diversity and service. Bradford CookOperations Command Media CoordinatorRaytheon Early Influences Those who devote their lives to serving often have a continual drive to help those around them, to be an example and to lead others. They are often influenced by leaders around them and by those who courageously bring about ...

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Commute in the Skies? The Future of Urban Air Mobility

America’s infrastructure is seriously outdated, contributing to record congestion, growing environmental concerns, and people spending more time in their vehicles than ever before. But what if a considerable amount of traffic was lifted up into the sky? That’s the potential relief Urban Air Mobility, or UAM, can provide to the country’s infrastructure and the taxpayer money we spend to maintain it. UAM will change the way people connect with each other and travel through on-demand pas...

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What’s Next for AIA

Every day for over 100 years, our industry has moved, connected and secured the modern world. And every day for over 100 years, it’s paved the way to the world of tomorrow. .embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } This year, AIA marks a century of representing ...

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Heritage Month Spotlight: Al Williams, Harris Corp.

To highlight the talented and diverse workforce in aerospace & defense, we’re telling the stories of individuals within our member companies throughout 2019’s heritage months. A&D features some of the best talent across the country, and remains an industry focused on becoming more inclusive and more innovative. Follow along to learn the stories of some of the incredible women and men shaping our industry and our world. Al WilliamsSenior SpecialistMechanical Engi...

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Shutdown Series: Impact on American Aerospace & Defense #3

On January 25, Congress passed a temporary funding bill through February 15 that President Trump signed into law. The end of the shutdown provides some relief to more than 800,000 federal employees who went unpaid for 35 days. For our industry, this means that key funding, essential employees, and necessary services that support our nation’s security and economy are back online. Though a temporary solution is now in place, we will continue to highlight the shutdown’s impacts on A&D u...

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