USAF Undersecretary: Important that OKC is a champion for aerospace

Monday, January 14, 2019

by VeloCity

With more than 230 aerospace firms and a workforce of nearly 40,000 employees in the region, aerospace plays a key role in the Greater Oklahoma City economy. On Dec. 7, an audience of about 350 local officials and business leaders gathered at the Sheraton Midwest City Hotel at the Reed Conference Center for the State of the Aerospace Defense Industry event. Hosted annually by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber, the event highlights opportunities and challenges in the aerospace defense industry.

In the past, speakers have included Tinker AFB commanders, Sen. Jim Inhofe and executives from private aerospace companies, such as Boeing.

 

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