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Andrews Air Force Base, MD – On October, 1st 2009, Halfaker helped the American Legion to raise $33,000 for children of U.S. Military personnel killed on duty since 9/11 by sponsoring the American Legion’s 2nd Annual Heroes to Hometowns (H2H) Golf Classic. The H2H Golf Classic not only raised funds for children in need, but also brought together wounded veterans and potential employers to mix, mingle and play golf for a great cause.

Alexandria, VA – Halfaker's CEO, Dawn Halfaker, participated as a distinguished guest at the Women in Defense National Fall Conference on September 29, 2009 at The Westin in Alexandria, VA. This year’s conference was titled, "Innovation, Inspiration, Imagination: Incentives for the Future” and featured prominent business women in industry, government, and the media. The conference was open to all representatives from industry, military, government, and academia, as well as any professionals seeking success in defense careers.

Washington, DC – Halfaker was honored to join in saluting the achievements, contributions, and accomplishments of minority women in business by sponsoring the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 29th Annual Legislative Conference, Minority Women in Business Awards Reception and Gala. The awards reception was held on September 25, 2009 at the Embassy Suites Hotel Convention Center in Washington DC and highlighted the vast achievements of several distinguished minority women in business.

Arlington, VA – Halfaker's Chief Financial Officer, Emily McMahan, shared her experiences following her transition from active military service to the civilian workforce during “Women on the Move,” a Career Coaching Workshop hosted by Academy Women on September 18, 2009. Academy Women is a nonprofit organization supporting the professional and personal growth of women from the Nation’s premier military academies and officer development programs. Nearly 100 service academy alumnae attended the workshop.

Washington, DC – Halfaker's CEO, Dawn Halfaker, and Halfaker employee, Mike Bradley were featured in the September 2009 Reserve Officers Association magazine, The Officer. The Halfaker Wounded Warrior Transition Program was showcased in the article titled, Heroes at Work, named after a Department of Labor Program aimed to help wounded warriors find jobs and dispel myths about TBI and PTSD in the workplace.

Help Halfaker and Associates, LLC, J. M. Waller Associates, Inc. and tripol-E support the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) by joining in this year’s third annual Run Around the Lake on October 18th, 2009.  The 4.7 mile run around Burke Lake will begin at 8:00 am and is open to competitive runners as well as those looking to support our nation’s heroes while enjoying the outdoors.

Halfaker participated in the 5th Annual National Veteran Small Business Conference from July 20th-23rd in Las Vegas, Nevada to help build business opportunities for our Nation’s Veterans.  The conference provided an excellent educational forum on Federal Government contracting opportunities for the over 3,200 attendees.  Additionally, conference attendees had the unique and valuable opportunity to network with numerous federal agencies and large businesses participating in the conference.  Many of the participating federal officials and business representatives sought to iden

Washington, D.C. – On July 16th, 2009 Halfaker's CEO, Dawn Halfaker, provided a statement on behalf of the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) to the House Committee on Veterans Affairs (VA). The hearing was held by the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs’ Chairman John Hall, Health Subcommittee Chairman Michaud, and the ranking members, Mr. Lamborn and Mr. Brown. The hearing was held to address and explore the unique issues affecting women Veterans and ensure equitable services for the nation’s women patriots after they separate from service.

Halfaker's Director of Contracts and Operations, Mike King, is set to participate in his sixth annual Maryland Multiple Sclerosis (MS) bike ride with the Lockheed Martin Team to help raise money for the MS Society.  The Lockheed Martin team has participated in the event since 2001 and has raised over $200,000 in donations for the National MS Society. The 2009 ride, the “Chesapeake Challenge,” will take place from June 13-14, 2009 at Washington College in Chestertown, MD.

Halfaker proudly donated in support of the American Veterans Center and the 2009 National Memorial Day Parade.  The National Memorial Day Parade is the nation’s largest Memorial Day event and convenes in Washington, DC at 2:00PM on May 25th, 2009 to honor our heroes who have worn the uniform in service to the United States from the American Revolution to Operation Iraqi Freedom.  The parade will proceed along Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Streets, NW.  Over the past four years, the National Memorial Day parade has hosted well over one million patriotic spectators who h