WICHITA, Kan., July 9, 2015 /CNW/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. [NYSE: SPR] Global Customer Support and Services division recently received the Community Partner of the Year award from the Air Force Association's Gerrity Chapter in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The award recognizes a single community partner who has consistently supported the Air Force Association's Gerrity Chapter in its charter to advocate, educate, and support the United States Air Force and the Air Force family.
"Spirit AeroSystems has been a constant participant and supporter in virtually everything the AFA Gerrity Chapter has done over the last year, and has stood out among all other community partners as supporting our efforts," said Mark Tarpley, AFA Gerrity Chapter president.
"It's an honor to work with the AFA Gerrity Chapter," said Bob Recchio, vice president of sales and marketing for Spirit AeroSystems. "We are committed to building our relationship with our government and military customers in support of the war fighter."
Spirit AeroSystems supports the KC-46A Tanker, E-3 AWACS Radome, P-8A/P-8I, Bell V-280, and Sikorsky CH-53K military platforms.
About Spirit AeroSystems Inc.
Spirit AeroSystems, with headquarters in Wichita, Kan., USA, is one of the world's largest non-OEM designers and manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial aircraft. In addition to its Wichita and Chanute facilities in Kansas, Spirit has locations in Tulsa and McAlester, Okla.; Kinston, N.C.; Prestwick, Scotland; Preston, England; Subang, Malaysia; and Saint-Nazaire, France. In the U.S., Spirit's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components. Additionally, Spirit provides aftermarket customer support services, including spare parts, maintenance/repair/overhaul, and fleet support services in North America, Europe and Asia. Spirit Europe produces wing components for a host of customers, including Airbus.
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For further information: Jarrod Bartlett, Corporate Communications, 316-523-5649, http://www.spiritaero.com