Lockheed Martin Corporation


Lockheed Martin Stockholders Elect Joseph W. Ralston To Board of Directors

Joseph W. Ralston has been elected to the Lockheed Martin Board of Directors. Ralston is a distinguished Air Force veteran and Vice Chairman of the Cohen Group. Stockholders approved the nomination on April 24 at Lockheed Martin's Annual Meeting. Lockheed Martin directors serve one-year terms.

Ralston, 59, is the former Commander, U.S. European Command and Supreme Allied Commander Europe, NATO. He also served as Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Ralston holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in chemistry from Miami University and a Master of Arts degree in personnel management from Central Michigan University.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin employs about 125,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture and integration of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation reported 2002 sales of $26.6 billion.

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