Memorial Day Message from Marine Corps Veteran Vance Cryer

Meet Vance, a 28-year Marine Corps veteran who served six combat tours and eight deployments.

He’s now a valued member of our weapons and sensors integrations team. 

May 26, 2023
Your service men and women are less than 1% of the nation. That less than 1% have given up all that they are and all that they are going to be. Families are still grieving, they are still mourning and they always will.
Vance Cryer
Colonel USMC (Ret), Senior Manager, Weapons Integration & Business Development

We proudly support our military community. About 20% of our 116,000 employees are veterans, reservists, or military spouses. We’re committed to empowering veterans in their transition to the civilian sector and honoring their legacy of service.


Lockheed Martin Sponsors 34th Annual National Memorial Day Concert

This Memorial Day, we invite you to join us in remembering those who gave their lives for our country and honoring the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform, military families, and veterans.  On Sunday, May 28, at 8:00 p.m. ET, the National Memorial Day Concert will bring us together as one family of Americans to remember with hosts Tony Award-winner Joe Mantegna and Emmy Award-winner Gary Sinise. They will be joined by a cast of top musical and dramatic artists, all in performance with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly.

We’re proud to partner with Capital Concerts, PBS and the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, and others to honor service members and their families through uplifting musical performances, documentary footage and dramatic readings.