2013 Quick Facts

STEM Educational Outreach

Through Engineers in the Classroom and engineering focused initiatives, Aeronautics reached tens of thousands of students in 2013.

  • During Code Quest, our employees challenged the computer programming knowledge of 150 students
  • 200 students participated in the Lockheed Martin Aviation Camp
  • We reached 60 students through the STARBASE Academy
  • Space Day impacted 80 students by giving them the opportunity to explore careers in science, mathematics, engineering and technology

Impact in the Community

In 2013, Aeronautics employees donated more than 147,240 hours to support our local communities.

Through the LM AERO Club, or Aeronautics Employees Reaching Out, Aeronautics employees donated $6.4 million to local non-profit organizations. In addition, our employees supported initiatives that improve our communities, support health and wellness causes, and make an impact in the areas where we live and work. These included:

  • Supporting the March of Dimes through employee participation and donations
  •  Raising money by bowling for Junior Achievement during the annual Bowl-a-thon
  • Donating money to support Shepherd Spinal Center’s Veteran Rehabilitation Program
  • Donating money to the Special Olympics and volunteering during the winter basketball skills event
  • Donating food items to the Hope Harvest Food Bank

Customer Support

In 2013, we supported numerous causes that improve the quality of life for our service men and women and their families. From stuffing care packages to greeting the troops to helping build a new house for a veteran, we are committed to supporting the men and women of the military through all phases of their journey. Some of the ways we are supporting our troops, include:

  • Hosting a welcome home celebration for troops returning home from overseas               
  • Donating more than 145 pounds of items for the troops in Afghanistan
  • Donating time and money to stuff care packages

Go Green

We are committed to shrinking our environmental footprint, improving our energy efficiency and increasing our resource conservation. Each year, we go to great lengths to develop new sustainable business operations and look for new ways to “go green.” Last year:

  • Our paper reduction initiative eliminated more than half a million pounds of paper in Fort Worth and Marietta
  • We reduced utility costs across Aeronautics by $1.75 million
  • Electrical consumption was reduced by 5% in Palmdale through the Reduce Your Use” initiative