Oshkosh Defense Honors Service Members With Green Bay Packers Salute To Service Partnership
November 6, 2017 |
OSHKOSH, Wis., (November 6, 2017) – Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company headquartered in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, is proud to announce its partnership with the Green Bay Packers and involvement around the Salute to Service game, occurring Monday, November 6, against Detroit.
As part of the partnership, Oshkosh Defense is providing a vehicle display in the Oneida Street Parking Lot of Lambeau Field, next to the Johnsonville Tailgate Village. The display will feature the Oshkosh Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) and a charitable signature campaign benefitting the Old Glory Honor Flight.
“Oshkosh Defense’s Salute to Service partnership highlights Oshkosh’s commitment to the men and women who have served or are currently serving the United States military, while also supporting a very important local charity, the Old Glory Honor Flight,” said John Bryant, President of Oshkosh Defense and Senior Vice President of Oshkosh Corporation. “Hundreds of Oshkosh employees have served or are currently serving in the military, and thousands have family members or friends who have served. Oshkosh Defense is fiercely committed to supporting those who serve their country, whenever and wherever they are called. The Salute to Service partnership is a small way for us to show our commitment and our appreciation.”
Oshkosh Defense has a long-standing history of charitable giving and support for programs that assist members of the armed forces and their families.
The Old Glory Honor Flight offers local World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam veterans a memorable, safe and rewarding tour of Washington, D.C. to see the memorials built in their honor. All Old Glory Honor Flights are provided at no cost to the veterans. Oshkosh will have a display at Lambeau Field and will be collecting signatures from game day attendees. With each signature received, Oshkosh will donate $10.00 to the Old Glory Honor Flight up to the goal of $1,500.
About Oshkosh Defense
Oshkosh Defense is a leading provider of tactical wheeled vehicles and life cycle sustainment services, and is a leading employer in the State of Wisconsin. For decades Oshkosh has been mobilizing military and security forces around the globe by offering a full portfolio of heavy, medium, light and highly protected military vehicles to support our customers’ missions. In addition, Oshkosh offers advanced technologies and vehicle components such as TAK-4® independent suspension systems, TerraMax® unmanned ground vehicle solutions, Command Zone™ integrated control and diagnostics system, and ProPulse® diesel electric and on-board vehicle power solutions, to provide our customers with a technical edge as they fulfill their missions. Every Oshkosh vehicle is backed by a team of defense industry experts and complete range of sustainment and training services to optimize fleet readiness and performance. Oshkosh Defense, LLC is an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE: OSK].
To learn more about Oshkosh Defense, please visit us at www.oshkoshdefense.com.
About Oshkosh Corporation
Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation is celebrating 100 years of business and making a difference in people’s lives in 2017. Oshkosh is a global leader in designing and manufacturing a broad range of access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency, military and specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. Since the Company’s humble beginnings, Oshkosh has grown in size and global footprint. Today, Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries and are recognized around the world for quality, durability and innovation. Oshkosh Corporation is a different integrated global industrial committed to making a difference for customers, shareholders, our communities and the environment. For more information, please visit www.oshkoshcorporation.com.
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