BWI Digest


January 27, 2003

Martin State Airport manager honored by civic association

Martin State Airport Manager Jack West has been given an award by the Wilson Point Civic Improvement Association, honoring his service to the community.

"He's always there to listen to us," said Jack Schultz, president of the civic association.

West has worked at the airport since 1981, when he was hired as operations manager. He was named airport manager in 1984. He is responsible for day-to-day operations, including air traffic, maintenance and aircraft service.

NASA deputy administrator to give presentation Feb. 5

NASA Deputy Administrator Frederick Gregory will give a presentation at 10 a.m. Feb. 5 at BWI about the space agency's evolving role in aerospace and aviation research and development. The free program, in honor of Black History Month will be held on the upper level of BWI's Observation Gallery.

The presentation is the Maryland Aviation Administration's Office of Fair Practice first public program of the year - the 100th anniversary of the Wright brother's historic first flight.

Reservations are required: 410-859-7229.

Singer to distribute USO care packages, perform

Vocalist Sasha Lazard will distribute United Service Organizations care packages to military personnel leaving for Operation Enduring Freedom from BWI from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Feb. 6.

Lazard, who fuses opera, Russian folk, classical art and modern electronic dance music, has toured extensively in the United States and Europe.

At noon Feb. 6, she will give a performance - open only to military personnel in the USO lounge.

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