2017 Gala Legacy Sponsor
| HSBC is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations. With around 6,100 offices in both established and emerging markets, we aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.
2017 Gala Title Sponsor
| USAA provides a full range of highly competitive financial products and services to the military and their families. Their world-class employees are personally committed to delivering excellent service and great advice.
2017 Gala Presenting Sponsors
BAE Systems, Inc.
| At BAE Systems, we design and deliver advanced defense, aerospace and security solutions that keep the nation at the forefront of modern technology. Our pride and dedication show in everything we do, from innovative electronic systems to intelligence analysis and cyber operations, from combat vehicles and weapons to the maintenance and modernization of ships, aircraft and critical infrastructure. We’re working on the platforms, tools, technologies and services our customers need to perform at the highest level in meeting all types of modern challenges. That’s work that inspires us. That’s BAE Systems.
| DynCorp International is a global government services provider in support of U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives, delivering support solutions for defense, diplomacy, and international development.
Health Net Federal Services, Inc.
| Health Net is one of the nation's largest publicly traded managed health care companies. Its mission is to help people be healthy, secure and comfortable. Health Net is one of TAPS' largest supporters for our Survivor Seminars and Good Grief Camps. Their generous donations help to provide program and materials for our families and we are so thankful for their continued support.
| Oshkosh Defense is committed to providing the best protection and mobility in its vehicles. Oshkosh Defense produces vehicles that are engineered specifically for difficult missions – to perform in the most threatening of circumstances, through the most treacherous terrain.
Prudential Financial, Inc.
| Prudential companies serve individual and institutional customers worldwide and include The Prudential Insurance Company of America, one of the largest life insurance companies in the U.S. These companies offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, mutual funds, annuities, pension and retirement-related services and administration, asset management, banking and trust services, real estate brokerage franchises, and relocation services.
| Telos empowers and protects the world’s most demanding enterprises with solutions and services for cyber security to defend your systems, networks, and information; secure mobility to enable you to work with confidence across and beyond the enterprise; and identity management to establish trust in personnel and protect against insider threats.
United Technologies Corporation
| A leader in the global building systems and aerospace industries, United Technologies invents new and better ways to keep people safe, comfortable, productive and on the move. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, United Technologies creates the smart, sustainable solutions the world needs.
2017 Gala Patriot Sponsors
| Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 126,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
2017 Gala Media Sponsor
| Since its launch in 1994, The Hill has been the newspaper for and about Congress, breaking stories from Capitol Hill, K Street and the White House. The Hill stands alone in delivering solid, nonpartisan reporting on the inner workings of Congress and the nexus of politics and business.
2017 Gala Eagle Sponsors
Applied Information Sciences, Inc.
| Since 1982, AIS (Applied Information Sciences, Inc.) has provided software and systems engineering services to enterprise companies and the U.S. government. AIS specializes in application development, business process automation, business intelligence, portals and collaboration services, case management workflow, enterprise content management, legacy modernization and cloud computing services.
| CACI provides information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. A Fortune magazine World’s Most Admired Company in the IT Services industry, CACI is a member of the Fortune 1000 Largest Companies, the Russell 2000 Index, and the S&P SmallCap600 Index. CACI’s sustained commitment to ethics and integrity defines its corporate culture and drives its success. With approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, CACI provides dynamic career opportunities for military veterans and industry professionals to support the nation’s most critical missions. Join us! www.caci.com.
| CSRA was formed through the combination of the North American Public Sector business of CSC and SRA International. With over 90 years of experience supporting U.S. government agencies and programs, their DNA is grounded in important mission work. CSRA delivers a broad range of innovative, next-generation IT solutions and professional services to help CSRA's customers modernize their legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical functions for our warfighters and our citizens.
DRS Technologies, Inc.
| A leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide.
| GE Aviation is a world-leading provider of commercial and military jet engines and components as well as avionics, electric power, and mechanical systems for aircraft with an extensive global service network to support these products.
Highmark/United Concordia Dental
| Highmark Inc. is a national diversified health and wellness company based in Pittsburgh that serves 34.4 million people across the United States through its businesses in health insurance, dental insurance, vision care, information technology and integrated health care delivery. www.highmark.com ~ United Concordia is a leading national dental carrier and delivers high-quality, cost-effective dental programs. www.unitedconcordia.com
L3 Technologies, Inc.
| L3 Technologies, Inc. is a prime contractor in aerospace systems and national security solutions. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of communication and electronic systems and products used on military and commercial platforms. To learn more, visit www.L-3com.com.
Michelin North America
| Michelin North America is a $7.25 billion dollar a year company operating 18 plants in 16 locations and employs 22,270 people. It manufactures and sells tires for airplanes, automobiles, farm equipment, heavy duty trucks, motorcycles, bicycles and the space shuttle. Michelin Maps and Guides also produce road atlases, road maps and travel guides for all the major cities in North America.
National Basketball Association
| The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the pre-eminent men's professional basketball league in North America, and is widely considered to be the premier men's professional basketball league in the world.
| Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 88 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services.
| SprocketHeads is an award-winning film production and production services company. Based in Anchorage, Alaska the SprocketHeads team works globally filming and providing high-end production services for feature films, commercials, network programming, contemporary documentaries, and corporate presentations. Represented by Matt Birch APA Beverly Hills.
| Known around the world for its powerful brands, Textron leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services.
TriWest Healthcare Alliance
| At TriWest, serving the needs of our military family members is our only priority. It is our only line of business; it is our only focus. TriWest’s dedicated staff—with both military and business experience—bring together the best of the military and business worlds to ensure optimal organizational excellence. Serving America’s finest and their families isn’t just our mission—it’s our honor.
UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans
| UnitedHealthcare Military & Veterans is proud to serve approximately three million military service members, retirees and family members in the West Region of the Department of Defense’s TRICARE program, supporting access to high quality, affordable, effective health care.
2017 Gala Liberty Sponsors
| Amazon.com strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - Amazon.com continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform.
Capital Bank, N.A.
| Capital Bank Financial Corp.’s objective is to create a regional banking franchise in the southeastern United States through organic growth and acquisitions of other banks, including failed, underperforming and undercapitalized banks.
Chamber of Commerce of USA
| The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions.
Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA)
| Founded in 1963, Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) has been providing business driven Information Technology and Consulting solutions and services for over 50 years. As a long time partner of the U.S. military, DSA's people excel in helping our customers achieve sensitive, mission-critical business goals and objectives.
Express Scripts Federal Pharmacy Services
| Express Scripts makes the use of prescription drugs safer and more affordable for tens of millions of consumers through thousands of employers, government, union and health plans. Express Scripts handles millions of prescriptions each year through Home Delivery and at retail pharmacies.
| Since February 1936 when the first Giant Food store opened in Washington D.C., our dedication has been to Quality, Value and Service. That focus continues to this day, both within our stores and through our commitment to community growth and development.
| A diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials.
Janus Global Operations
| Janus Global is a world-class risk management provider. Their tailored solutions integrate operational and mission development, security, and state-of the art technology to ensure seamless operations and bring accountability to any mission. Their risk mitigation methods deter threats against people, assets and facilities and our rigorous safety and quality practices further reduce client risk.
| KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. They have 140,000 outstanding professionals working together to deliver value in 146 countries worldwide.
The Mechanic Group
| The Mechanic Group is a specialty insurance brokerage and underwriting agency with over 25 years of experience exclusively serving the needs of Physical Security, Electronic Security, Investigation, Intelligence and Linguistic Agencies operating both domestically and abroad.
National Association of Beverage Importers
| The National Association of Beverage Importers, Inc. (NABI) is a national, tax exempt, trade association representing U.S. importers of alcohol beverages (beer, wine and distilled spirits).
New York Life Insurance
| New York Life provides insurance, investment, and retirement solutions along with expert guidance to help you achieve lifelong financial well-being. For all of life's milestones, they're here for you, your family, and your business.
Northrop Grumman Corporation
| Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber, C4ISR, strike, and logistics and modernization to customers worldwide.
| Cantine Riunite is a world leader in the production of Lambrusco and frizzante wines of Emilia. The leading exporter of Italian wine, Riunite Lambrusco is sold in over 50 countries. In the US it has stood as a symbol of Italian tradition and quality frizzante and sparkling wine for decades.
Rolls-Royce North America
| Rolls-Royce North America Inc., in Reston, Virginia, supports a wide range of customers in the region including civil and military aircraft manufacturers, commercial airlines, corporate and regional operators, public utilities, independent power producers, pipeline operators and on-and-off short oil producers to name a few.
United Parcel Service (UPS)
| UPS is a global company with one of the most recognized and admired brands in the world. We have become the world's largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. Every day, we manage the flow of goods, funds, and information in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.
| Based in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA Basketball is a nonprofit organization and the national governing body for men's and women's basketball in the United States.
ValueOptions Federal Services
| ValueOptions®, the nation’s largest independent behavioral health and wellness company, believes it is a high honor and takes great pride in providing behavioral health, EAP and Work/Life services to our military personnel, their family members, veterans and federal employees.
Van Scoyoc Associates
| Founded in 1990, has emerged as the largest independent government affairs firm in Washington. VSA is an industry leader whose effectiveness is unmatched, even as the leadership in Congress and the White House changes.
2017 Gala Freedom Sponsors
- Kevin Benton Jr Family
- HGS (USA), LLC
- President's Forum of the Distilled Spirits Industry
- Shelk Fischer Family Foundation, Inc.
- Trijicon, Inc