Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 01, 2014
The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation board of directors has elected Ronald T. Rand its president & CEO, effective immediately.
Rand brings more than 40 years of leadership and corporate communications experience in positions of increasing responsibility, including most recently as a senior vice president at Lockheed Martin Corporation. A retired U.S. Air Force brigadier general, Rand also brings a strong track record of developing leadership potential in others and executing complex outreach programs and events.
“Ron shares our passion for perpetuating the Medal of Honor’s rich legacy of courage, sacrifice, and patriotism,” said Bruce Whitman, chairman of the Foundation’s Board of Directors. “He brings impressive credentials and dedication to the Foundation.”
Rand is honored to be selected to serve in this role. “The CMOH Foundation is a national treasure with an important mission,” he said. “It will be a privilege to lead the organization responsible for honoring America’s truest heroes, preserving their legacy and sharing their stories with America’s youth.”
ABOUT THE CONGRESSIONAL MEDAL OF HONOR FOUNDATION –
The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation was founded by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, which consists exclusively of the living Medal of Honor recipients. The Foundation is an IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit with Tax ID #25-1828488.
The Foundation, in conjunction with the Congressional Medal of Honor Society, reaches out to the citizens of America, particularly its youth, to promote an awareness of what the Medal of Honor represents and how ordinary Americans through courage, sacrifice, selfless service and patriotism can challenge fate and change the course of history.
There are no better ambassadors to take this message to the American people than the Medal of Honor recipients themselves who embody these values through their incredible acts of bravery. The work of the Foundation is aimed at promoting awareness of what America’s highest military award for valor in combat represents.
Visit us at http://www.cmohfoundation.org