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Flying Green with Gulfstream!

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. has been among business aviation’s leaders in sustainability since 2011, when a Gulfstream G450 became the first business jet to cross the Atlantic on sustainable alternative jet fuel (SAJF). Since then, the Savannah, Georgia-based company has taken additional steps to support sustainability, including becoming the first business-jet manufacturer with a dedicated supply of sustainable alternative fuels, which are used by its corporate, demonstration, customer suppor...

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AIA CEO on House Budget Committee action on BCA Caps

AIA President and CEO Eric Fanning issued the following quote on today’s House Budget Committee action on BCA Caps: “Artificial spending caps should never replace a thoughtful annual review.  The House Budget Committee’s markup today is a critical first step towards addressing the Budget Control Act caps and securing a budget before the new fiscal year begins. We look forward to further steps in the process and urge our elected leaders to make important investments in R&D,...

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Heritage Month Spotlight: Irene Lockwood, Harris Corp.

Irene Lockwood Senior Manager, CommunicationsISR and Geospatial Businesses (SIS) Describe your roles and responsibilities at Harris. I provide external communications support to the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) and Geospatial business areas at Harris’ Space and Intelligence Systems (SIS) segment. I’ve been with Harris (via the Exelis acquisition) for 14 years. My role as a Senior Communications Manager is to create positive awareness of the compan...

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Heritage Month Spotlight: Lesley Marangola, Harris Corp.

Lesley Marangola Director, Business Development Operations and Capture ManagementSpace and Intelligence Systems (SIS), Harris Corp. Describe your role and job responsibilities at Harris. I lead the team that is responsible for much of what happens behind the scenes in new business for SIS. This includes developing competency in our Business Acquisition Process, policies and associated tools via training and coaching. It also encompasses providing independent capture coaching and...

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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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