TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 23, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received the 2009 Clearing the Path Corporate Award from the Marshall Legacy Institute (MLI) during the group's annual awards and benefit dinner.
The dinner, held in Washington, D.C., is MLI's annual event to recognize supporters and highlight the accomplishments of the last year.
"Raytheon is committed to supporting MLI's important humanitarian mission of removing landmines," said Joseph "Skip" Garrett, vice president and deputy for Patriot Programs at Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems who accepted the award on behalf of Raytheon. "We also share a commitment to strengthening today's youth through many opportunities from Raytheon's MathMovesU program to MLI's CHAMPS program."
Raytheon was recognized as being among MLI's most consistent and generous donors throughout the history of the organization, reinforcing its legacy of civic duty and corporate responsibility.
The Marshall Legacy Institute is a non-profit founded to restore hope, alleviate suffering and nurture stability in war-torn countries.
Raytheon Company, with 2008 sales of $23.2 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 87 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 73,000 people worldwide.
SOURCE Raytheon Company
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