Lockheed Martin Employees Close 2012 By Giving Back

Fri Dec 21, 2012 10:00am EST

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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

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:

* One 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.  
* In 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.  
* Another 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

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.

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Cindy Rhoten, +1-301-214-3071, cynthia.rhoten@lmco.com
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