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The UNG Blue Ridge Rifles drill team dazzled attendees against a backdrop of aircraft including a Chinook helicopter, C-17 Globemaster, UH-1Y Venom, AH-1Z Viper, UH60, F-16s, A-10s and a pair of F-15C Eagles.
Nov. 11, 2022, 11 a.m.
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Delta has been named to the Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for Veterans 2022. Nearly 11% of Delta’s 80,000 employees are veterans, and the company has taken an active role in helping those serving understand how their skills will transfer to civilian careers with the airline.
Nov. 9, 2022, 4:30 p.m.
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Every November, room is made in Delta’s hangars for military aircraft flown in to commemorate veterans’ service.
Nov. 11, 2021, 9 a.m.
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Delta employees stood ramrod straight as a box draped in an American flag rolled off an aircraft at the Atlanta airport. Delta volunteers reverently handled the precious cargo, which contained the remains of a soldier who had been missing since World War II. That same afternoon, those volunteers – the ...
July 11, 2019, 4:05 p.m.
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Just as Delta is committed to hiring and supporting veterans, Stacy Pearsall is committed to telling their stories. On Thursday, the renowned combat photographer and owner of the Veterans Portrait Project came to the Delta campus in Atlanta to share her own journey and continue her mission of connecting with ...
Dec. 15, 2017, 10 a.m.
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Howard M., a retired U.S. Marine, was waiting at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport earlier this week during a layover on his way home for the holidays, when he came across a special spot –the Delta Military lounge – meant just for customers like him. “Whether you’re a veteran like me ...
Dec. 23, 2016, 9 a.m.
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After Marine Pfc. Ben H. Gore was killed in fierce fighting in the Gilbert Islands in 1943, his body was buried in a local battlefield cemetery. After the war U.S. officials went to the Pacific to bring the remains of American servicemen home, but Gore’s were not found. Fittingly, it ...
Nov. 11, 2016, 2:07 p.m.
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"Many hands make light work… many hearts make life work.” On a crisp fall day, Delta celebrated the dedication of its latest Habitat for Humanity home – this time in Pacific, Wash. Delta has built more than 200 homes as a longtime partner of Habitat for Humanity, and this was ...
Nov. 11, 2016, 9:08 a.m.
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Nov. 9, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
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Delta's long and rich legacy of providing vital service to the U.S. military comes to life through many special artifacts preserved at the Delta Flight Museum. Delta News Hub interviewed Marie Force, the museum's Director – Archives, about the many special artifacts from across Delta’s family tree of more than ...
Nov. 9, 2016, 9:43 a.m.
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Throughout the company’s history, Delta employees have juggled commitments to both the U.S. military and the airline’s passengers in times of war. In the process, the airline contributed to American war efforts and was shaped by them. In honor of Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 11, the Delta Flight Museum ...
Nov. 7, 2016, 9 a.m.
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“Thank You For Your Service,” a new documentary investigating the mental health struggles of many military veterans, will be featured on Delta Studio throughout November in honor of Veterans’ Day in the U.S. Directed by Tom Donohue, “Thank You For Your Service” debuted on Capitol Hill in September and is ...
Nov. 2, 2016, 11:02 a.m.
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As part of Delta’s ongoing commitment to supporting veterans, the airline joined the Fisher House Foundation to dedicate the newest Fisher House last week in Long Beach, Calif., near Los Angeles. Dana Debel, Delta’s Managing Director – State and Local Government Affairs, joined Tracye B. Davis, Acting Director, VA Long ...
Oct. 25, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
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"All gave some, some gave all." For anyone who’s witnessed, it’s a solemn sight. A fallen hero in a flag-draped casket on an airport tarmac being escorted home to his or her final resting place. It’s something Brian McConnell stands watch over at least once a week. The 33-year Delta ...
May 27, 2016, 11:30 a.m.