Photo Release -- Aerojet Employees Support U.S. Troops Overseas With Care Packages and Holiday Greeting Cards

Photo Release -- Aerojet Employees Support U.S. Troops Overseas With Care
Packages and Holiday Greeting Cards

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 6, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet, a GenCorp
(NYSE:GY) company, announced at its leadership training event on Wednesday,
Dec. 5, that more than 120 Aerojet executives and managers from around the
country assembled dozens of care packages for U.S. troops as part of a team
building exercise.

Care Packages
 Aerojet President Warren Boley presents
 one of 30 care packages assembled by
 Aerojet employees to Kristen
 Kirkpatrick, chief development officer
 for the American Red Cross, Capital
 Region Chapter, and Sergeant Richard
 Coulson with the U.S. Army.

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A total of 30 large care packages containing items such as toiletries,
medicine, socks, playing cards and snacks were assembled by teams in just 30
minutes. Aerojet President Warren Boley symbolically presented the first
completed care package to Kristen Kirkpatrick, chief development officer for
the American Red Cross, Capital Region Chapter, and Sergeant Richard Coulson
with the U.S. Army.

"At Aerojet, we take every opportunity we can to support the men and women of
the U.S. Armed Forces, whom we help protect and empower each day through our
work," said Boley. "I can think of no better way to promote our company's
culture and mission while conducting a valuable training program for our
leaders."

Boley said that, in addition, this week Aerojet contributed 1,000 greeting
cards with personalized messages from its 3,300 employees to the American Red
Cross' "Holiday Mail for Heroes" program for distribution to soldiers around
the globe. "I hope the care packages and greeting cards help significantly
brighten the holidays for our troops. The two projects certainly have been
profoundly meaningful activities for our employees throughout the nation."

Aerojet is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing
propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense, strategic, tactical
missile and armaments areas in support of domestic and international markets.
GenCorp is a leading technology-based manufacturer of aerospace and defense
products and systems with a real estate segment that includes activities
related to the entitlement, sale, and leasing of the company's excess real
estate assets. Additional information about Aerojet and GenCorp can be
obtained by visiting the companies' websites at www.Aerojet.com and at
www.GenCorp.com.

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CONTACT: Glenn Mahone, Aerojet, 202.302.9941
         Glenn.Mahone@Aerojet.com
         Kristin Conner, Aerojet, 916.355.2143
         Kristin.Conner@Aerojet.com

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