Nov. 13, 2019 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is proud to announce it will be an Official Supporter of the Invictus Games The Hague 2020, presented by Jaguar Land Rover. A partner at the Games in Toronto 2017 and Sydney 2018, Lockheed Martin is working to continue its steadfast support for wounded, injured or sick men and women who serve, or served, in the armed forces.
“Support for servicemen and women is in our DNA,” said Jonathan Hoyle, chief executive Europe at Lockheed Martin. “More than 20% of our global workforce are military veterans and Lockheed Martin employees volunteer over 45,000 hours to veterans’ initiatives each year. It is a privilege to partner with the Invictus Games The Hague 2020 and to share in the spirit of the Games.”
The Invictus Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding of and respect for those who serve their country, and for their loved ones. The Games in 2020 come at a particularly symbolic time as the world recognizes the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II.
“We are thankful for the dedication that Lockheed Martin brings to celebrating the participants of the Games and honoring their service,” says Gen. (ret) Mart de Kruif, Chairman of the Invictus Games The Hague 2020. “A partner in the greater mission of safety and security across the world, Lockheed Martin’s core values to do what’s right, respect others and perform with excellence are well aligned with the spirit of the Invictus Games.”
The next Invictus Games will be held in The Hague May 9-16, 2020; and will feature 500 competitors and 1,000 Friends & Family from 19 different countries. During the Games, Lockheed Martin will offer attendees the opportunity to visit a full-scale model of the F-35 as well as other activities.
About Lockheed Martin
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 105,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
About the Invictus Games The Hague 2020
From 9 to 16 May 2020 the Zuiderpark, The Hague will be transformed into the Invictus Games Park. 500 competitors from 19 countries will participate in ten adaptive sporting events, joined by 1000 family and friends.
The Invictus Games is an international sporting event for wounded, injured and sick service personnel and veterans. The Invictus Games use the power of sport to stimulate recovery, support rehabilitation and generate broader understanding and respect for the men and women who serve or have served their country. Since the inaugural Invictus Games in 2014 in London, the following Invictus Games have been held in Orlando (2016), Toronto (2017) and Sydney (2018). www.invictusgames2020.nl
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