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Against the backdrop of a massive American flag hanging high, service members were honored at Delta's annual Veterans Appreciation Day event, where military aircraft are flown in from across the country for display on the floor of the Delta TechOps hangar in Atlanta. Hosted by TechOps, the signature Veterans Day ...
Nov. 13, 2019, 3 p.m.
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Delta has long been committed to hiring veterans and reservists — one of the reasons why the company was again selected as a top workplace for veterans by Indeed.com. In an interview with Delta News Hub, Jennifer Carpenter, Vice President — Global Talent Acquisition, and Kurt Robinson, Manager — Quality ...
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With the annual U.S. observance of Veterans Day just around the corner, Delta has again been selected as one of the "Top-Rated Workplaces for Veterans" by Indeed, the world's No. 1 job site. This is the second straight year the company has earned this honor. Delta landed at No. 16 ...
Dec. 8, 2019, 1 a.m.
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Delta will match every mile donated by SkyMiles® members in November – up to 10 million miles. Miles will go to Fisher House Foundation's Hero Miles and Luke's Wings. 148 million miles have been donated to these organizations in past 6 years. In honor of Veterans Day, Delta is supporting ...
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Seventy-five years ago, a young Pastor Matthew Southall Brown serving in the U.S. Army helped liberate the Netherlands and Belgium from Nazi occupation. This week, the 97-year-old World War II veteran is being recognized for his service and heroism by King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and King Philippe of Belgium ...
Oct. 21, 2019, 3 p.m.
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The C-5 System Program Office and the Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office have developed a new partnership with Delta and the Georgia Institute of Technology to share commercial best practices. The partnership kicked off with an intensive three-day workshop hosted by GTRI, the applied research division of Georgia Tech. Workshop ...
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Leonard Wright stepped off his flight from Washington, D.C., early Tuesday and noticed a sign he had never seen on his frequent visits to Atlanta—pointing to the Delta Military Lounge just around the corner. Once there, Wright was greeted by three volunteers as he entered a haven filled with holiday ...
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In time for Thanksgiving, TechOps received a special token of gratitude from the U.S. Navy — a military uniform bearing the name of "Delta" in a show of appreciation for Delta employees who've participated in the ongoing Operation Care Package. Started by Mark Norris, Aircraft Maintenance Technician and 2018 Chairman's ...
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Delta people, military service members and families packed the TechOps facility in Atlanta Friday to honor the armed forces and tour aircraft not typically operated by the commercial airline. In honor of Veterans Day, the hangar was instead filled with vintage military jets flown in from across the United States ...
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For the third year Delta sponsored LA Fleet Week in conjunction with the Bob Hope USO. Fleet Week is an annual, multi-day celebration of our nation's Sea Services held on the LA Waterfront at the Port of Los Angeles over the Labor Day weekend. Free to the public, the week-long ...
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In honor of Military Appreciation Month, Delta and Starbucks joined together to prepare care packages for active military members and their families traveling to Asia in partnership with USO Northwest. More than 50 Seattle-based employee volunteers from both organizations filled more than 1,000 boxes with Biscoff cookies, KIND bars, chocolates ...
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The next time you're passing through the airport and a Delta agent has just started boarding, you'll hear, "Our active duty U.S. military service members with ID are welcome to board." Supporting active military and veterans is key to Delta's business strategy and community engagement efforts. That's why, effective immediately ...
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​The hangars at Delta's TechOps facility in Atlanta hosted some special visitors this week. Bays typically filled with Delta aircraft were occupied by vintage military aircraft — along with the airline's newly re-painted "Spirit of Freedom" jet. The exhibit is part of Delta's annual Veterans Day event, in which the ...
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Five years ago, Delta dedicated one of its Boeing 757 aircraft to honor America's servicemen and women. The airline underscored that commitment to the U.S. military today, re-dedicating the plane with a fresh coat of paint and new logo during the first day of its annual Veterans Day event. Known ...
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Just before Memorial Day, a fallen hero made it to his final resting place. The Delta Honor Guard escorted the serviceman in a flag-draped casket home to Minnesota on Thursday.​ Navy fireman third class Glaydon Iverson was aboard the U.S.S. Oklahoma during the attack on Pearl Harbor, when the ship ...