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Honoring Memorial Day: GE Volunteers Beautify Veterans Cemetery

It was a fitting tribute to Memorial Day, then, for nearly 100 GE volunteers to dedicate portions of their week cleaning and beautifying Hillcrest Cemetery near GE Aviation’s global headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. About 1,400 U.S. military veterans spanning from the Civil War to the Vietnam War are buried at this cemetery. Roughly 95% of those represent African American veterans.

Up Close and Personal with the U.S. Air Force’s F-15EX Eagle II

As you can imagine, standing in front of two GE F110 engines integrated into an aircraft is a phenomenal experience for me. Last week, I was fortunate to do just that during a visit to Eglin Air Force Base for the official roll-out ceremony of Boeing’s newly named F-15EX Eagle II.

Shipmates to Teammates: How Three U.S. Navy Veterans Reunited at GE Aviation

Steve Maynard, Randy Johnson, and Rob Liner all work for GE Aviation’s marine gas turbine business, which provides reliable turbine power aboard 631 naval ships in 39 navies around the world. But these three don’t just know each other from work—for a short period in the early 1990s, all three served aboard the former U.S. Navy Spruance-class destroyer, USS Fletcher (DD-992), which was powered by four GE LM2500 gas turbines.

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