|By PR Newswire||
|January 16, 2013 07:50 AM EST||
MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) has been recognized by the USO of Metropolitan Washington (USO-Metro) as a multi-year 'Center Sponsor' in support of the operation of the USO Center at Fort George G. Meade military installation. SAIC will also be inducted into the new center's 'Founders Circle'.
The USO Fort Meade Center will help meet the needs of the growing population of military members and their families in the Maryland region. USO-Metro serves more than 500,000 troops and their families living in the Washington-Baltimore region, and the new Fort Meade USO Center will be the largest located on a military installation in Maryland. USO Centers provide a "home-away-from-home" for military service members and their families by delivering a sense of community and comfort in addition to a host of activities, special events and recreation.
"SAIC recognizes the many great services USO delivers to military personnel and their families," said Paul Gentile, SAIC senior vice president for Intelligence Systems. "We're incredibly proud to sponsor the USO Fort Meade Center in support of the expanding military presence in the Washington-Baltimore area."
"We're so thankful to SAIC for their extremely generous donation toward the building of this much needed USO Center at Fort Meade," said Elaine Rogers, President and CEO of USO-Metro. "SAIC's support was critical to the successful launch of the USO Center where we'll provide programs and services to help lift the spirits of our troops and their families living in the Maryland region. We know this Center is going to make a huge difference in the lives of our military members and their families, and we simply couldn't have built it without SAIC."
SAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The Company's approximately 40,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of approximately $10.6 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2012. For more information, visit http://www.saic.com/. SAIC: From Science to Solutions®
Statements in this announcement, other than historical data and information, constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. A number of factors could cause our actual results, performance, achievements, or industry results to be very different from the results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Some of these factors include, but are not limited to, the risk factors set forth in SAIC's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended January 31, 2012, and other such filings that SAIC makes with the SEC from time to time. Due to such uncertainties and risks, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.
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