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Thursday, 8 February 2024 17:15

Aerospace Alliance, 189th Wing collaborating to recruit skilled personnel

Mark Bremer’s path to becoming vice president of industrial programs for Dassault Falcon Jet started 38 years ago at the Little Rock Air Force Base. On Feb. 2, he was back hoping to find skilled employees among Air Guard and Air Force personnel.

Bremer was at the Air Force base for the Arkansas Aerospace and Defense Alliance Industry Day. Twenty Alliance companies set up booths in a hangar next to a C-130 troop transport as guests of the Air National Guard’s 189th Airlift Wing.

The companies and the wing ...

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Friday, 22 September 2023 15:07

Photos from the 2023 Mid America Aerospace and Defense Summit

The 2023 Mid-America Aerospace + Defense Summit was held on August 23 & 24th in Rogers, Arkansas. It's an excellent opportunity to meet and interact with experts leading the aerospace industry, government leaders, and education and training champions throughout the South. Join us for business-to-business opportunities, and an industry tradeshow with companies from Arkansas, Oklahoma and other surrounding states.

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Thursday, 23 May 2019 10:17

2019 Mid America Aerospace and Defense Summit Exceeds Expectations

The Arkansas Aerospace & Defense Alliance recently held the Mid-America Aerospace and Defense Summit in Fort Smith, Arkansas, on April 23rd-25th. This was our most well-attended summit with over 250 attendees from Arkansas, Kansas, and Oklahoma. Attendees included representatives from alliance members such as Dassault Falcon Jet, Lockheed Martin, and Aerojet Rocketdyne.This was AADA’s first summit with a regional focus, as our past annual Arkansas Aerospace Summit is focused on the local aerospace industry. Arkansas’s number one export is aerospace, ...

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Thursday, 05 July 2018 08:44

Outlook for Defense Spending in 2018 with Rep. Womack.

With Arkansas being home to a significant defense-industry that is continuing to expand on an international basis, many recent questions are focusing not only on the importance and necessity of defense spending within the state, but also consequences from a Congressional level. In talking with Representative Womack regarding defense spending, we shine a light on some of the current benefits that ...

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