LOCKHEED MARTIN EMPLOYEE IS PRESENTED WITH AWARD FROM NATIONAL DEFENSE INDUSTRIAL ASSOCIATION
GAITHERSBURG, MD., 04/20/2006 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] is proud to announce that Joseph (Joe) Grosson has been awarded this year’s National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Edward M. Greer Award for his contributions to the military logistics community.
The award is presented annually to an individual in recognition of noteworthy contributions or meritorious service to the Department of Defense in the area of integrated logistics support engineering and its implementation in maintenance and product support.
“Lockheed Martin’s commitment to engineering, information technology and process-based approaches to military system sustainment, coupled with the breadth of logistics capabilities from factory to warfighter, has created an exciting environment that is extremely motivating,” said Grosson, who has worked with Lockheed Martin for 10 years.“ This award reflects the energy of that environment and a personal commitment to always challenge the state of the practice to continuously improve support and sustainment of American warfighters.”
Grosson currently serves as the managing director of Lockheed Martin’s Enterprise Logistics Technology Office and concurrently serves on the staff of the Chief Technology Officers as the Corporate director of logistics. Grosson’s responsibilities include focusing on leadership and collaboration for logistics technology and advancements in areas such as autonomic logistics, performance-based logistics, information technology frameworks and automatic identification. The technology team is also creating a logistics knowledge management system, community-of-practice and a logistics education institute.
The NDIA is a partnership between industry and government that is driving the future of defense and national security. The association facilitates growth, innovation, and technological advances for all facets of the defense industrial and related support base. Association membership includes over 1,300 corporations and 39,000 individuals. In addition, its subsidiary affiliates cover a broad array of complimentary activities and add additional perspective to this diverse area.
Lockheed Martin is a major supplier of logistics systems and services to military and civil government customers. The corporation provides solutions for platform maintenance and repair, material readiness and distribution, and global supply chain command and control.