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Lockheed Martin Employees Close 2012 By Giving Back

             Lockheed Martin Employees Close 2012 By Giving Back

PR Newswire

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 21, 2012

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and
its employees donated more than 9,000 gifts, 2,000 pounds of food, and 650
meals for families in need, as well as 6,200 care packages for troops this
holiday season.

Additionally, the corporation donated more than $25 million to nonprofit
organizations in 2012, and to date, its employees volunteered more than
650,000 hours to worthy community organizations. Lockheed Martin annually
commits its philanthropic contributions to science, technology, engineering
and math (STEM) education; military and veteran causes; and local community
programs.

"In 2012, Lockheed Martin employees generously donated time and resources to
important community programs and initiatives," said Lockheed Martin's
President and Chief Operating Officer Marillyn Hewson. "With more than 650,000
volunteer hours and counting, our employees are engaged in their local
communities and helping those in need. I'm proud of their work, and I look
forward to their continuing support in 2013."

Holiday giving included:

  oOne unique holiday partnership involved support for the U.S. Marine Corps'
    Toys for Tots program. In Georgia and Washington, D.C., employees helped
    load the Blue Angels' C-130 cargo plane, also known as Fat Albert, with
    more than 900 toys for children affected by Hurricane Sandy in New York
    and New Jersey.
  oIn a separate hurricane relief effort, Lockheed Martin employees also made
    a special delivery of more than 1,900 pounds of food to the Community Food
    Bank of New Jersey. The food was collected by employees in Pennsylvania,
    Delaware and New Jersey and included everything from canned goods to baby
    supplies for those displaced by Hurricane Sandy.
  oAnother holiday giving opportunity involved care packages for troops. This
    holiday season, Lockheed Martin's facilities in New Jersey, New York,
    Virginia and California stuffed more than 6,200 holiday care packages to
    bring Christmas cheer to troops overseas. These packages were just a small
    part of the 19,000 USO care packages that Lockheed Martin employees
    prepared this year.

Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., Lockheed Martin is a global security and
aerospace company that employs about 120,000 people worldwide and is
principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture,
integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and
services. The corporation's net sales for 2011 were $46.5 billion.

For additional information, visit our website:
http://www.lockheedmartin.com

SOURCE Lockheed Martin

Website: http://www.lockheedmartin.com
Contact: Cindy Rhoten, +1-301-214-3071, cynthia.rhoten@lmco.com
 
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