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Boeing Backs Military Service Initiative With $10M Donation

Boeing has provided a $10 million donation to support programs and services of the Military Service Initiative of the George W. Bush Institute. The company said Wednesday it donated the money as part of a multiyear, $30 million investment geared toward veteran recovery and rehabilitation and military transition services. “Through our support …

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Boeing to Invest $300M in Workforce Devt, Charitable Initiatives; Dennis Muilenburg Comments

Boeing has committed to invest an additional $300 million in employee-related and charitable initiatives following the passage of a tax reform bill by Congress. Chicago-based Boeing said Thursday it will allocate $100 million to charity work in support of education, communities, veterans and military personnel. The aerospace and defense company also plans …

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Military Vet Mark Donaldson Joins Boeing Defense Australia as Strategic Adviser

Boeing‘s defense business in Australia has appointed Australian military veteran Mark Donaldson to serve as a strategic defense adviser. The company said Wednesday Donaldson will support Boeing Defense Australia‘s growth strategy in the areas of joint and land systems. Darren Edwards, vice president and managing director for Boeing Defense Australia, said Donaldson will …

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Boeing, Air Force Vet Craig Cooning Elected to BridgeSat’s Board of Directors

Craig Cooning, an 11-year Boeing veteran and president of its network and space systems business, has joined the board of directors at satellite communications technology firm BridgeSat. BridgeSat said Tuesday it added Cooning as a board member as the company aims to build an advanced optical communications network designed to help address a growing demand …

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Boeing to Sponsor MIT Academic Wind Tunnel Replacement Project

Boeing has pledged to become the lead donor of an $18 million project to replace the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s academic wind tunnel. The company said Monday it will help replace MIT’s 79-year-old Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel with a new tunnel that will be designated “The Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel — a …

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Boeing Pledges $50M in Charitable Grants for NonProfits

Boeing has pledged to provide more than $50 million in grants to approximately 500 nonprofit organizations across 50 countries. The grants package will fund initiatives through 2018 and will augment Boeing’s expected $117 million in company and employee contributions to other charitable causes, the company said Thursday. The new investments will bring the company’s total …

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Report: Brett Newell Appointed Boeing South Australia Regional Director

Brett Newell, P-8 Poseidon program manager at the Australian defense business of Boeing, has been named as the unit’s regional director for South Australia, Defence Connect reported Monday. The report said the nearly 11-year company veteran will lead Boeing Defence Australia’s industry collaboration, education partnership,  community engagement and workforce growth initiatives across the …

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Boeing Supports Construction of Doc’s Friends B-29 Hangar & Education Hub; Leanne Caret Comments

Boeing has partially sponsored a $6.5 million project of Wichita, Kansas-based nonprofit organization Doc’s Friends to build an interactive B-29 Doc hangar and education center. Executives from Doc’s Friends, Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems broke ground on the 32,000-square-foot center that will provide an opportunity for visitors to experience B-29 and learn about science, …

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Report: Boeing Vet Roger Roberts Named Hera Systems CEO

Roger Roberts, who led Boeing‘s space and intelligence systems business from 1997 to 2015, has joined Hera Systems as CEO of the Earth observation satellite company, Space News reported Friday. The report said Roberts succeeds Hera founder Bobby Machinski, who will transition to a new role as chief business development officer …

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