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8/9/2021 ARMAC
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Policy to Keynote 2021 Military Appreciation Luncheon, November 4

The Atlanta Regional Military Affairs Council (ARMAC), in conjunction with the Cobb Chamber, is proud to present the 69th Annual ARMAC Military Appreciation Luncheon at the Cobb Galleria Centre on November 4 with Jesse Salazar, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Policy.

Presented by ARMAC, the luncheon is a celebration of Cobb’s military community, recognizing the service and sacrifices of our men and women in uniform. A highlight of the event is the presentation of the 2021 USO Patriot of the Year Award.

Appointed in February 2021, Mr. Jesse Salazar serves as the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Policy. In this role, he leads the Industrial Policy team as they assess, protect, and promote the Defense Industrial Base. He advises the Under Secretary of Defense of Acquisition and Sustainment on the health of the Industrial Base to ensure a robust, secure, resilient, and innovative industrial capabilities upon which the Department of Defense can rely to fulfill current and future Warfighter requirements.

The 2021 ARMAC Military Appreciation Luncheon will be held at the Cobb Galleria Centre, with registration starting at 10:30 and the event taking place from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Registration is open now through Nov. 4 at

The event is made possible in part by Four-Star Sponsor, Lockheed Martin; Three-Star Sponsor, USO; and Two-Star Sponsors, Croy Engineering, Metro Atlanta Ambulance Service, Northside Hospital and S.A. White Oil Company.

For more information about ARMAC or the Military Appreciation Luncheon, contact Joel Blockton at 770-859-2348 or [email protected].