Vought Team Contributes More Than $100,000 To March of Dimes WalkAmerica

DALLAS, MAY 16, 2006 – Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc. announced today that it has raised $105,188 to date for the annual March of Dimes WalkAmerica campaign. Vought registered 303 walkers companywide for the WalkAmerica events that took place April 23, April 29 and May 6 in various locations across the country.

Seven of the company’s sites have participated in their local WalkAmericas: Brea and Hawthorne, Calif.; Dallas; Everett, Wash.; Nashville; North Charleston, S.C.; and Stuart, Fla. The company’s site in Milledgeville, Ga., will participate in its local WalkAmerica event in September.

Four Vought employees in Dallas achieved Top Walker status by raising more than $1,000 each. For the third consecutive year, Vought was awarded “best t-shirt design” for the large company category by the Dallas March of Dimes organization.

Employees in California represented Vought at the Los Angeles event, raising $13,532. Its sites in Tennessee, Washington and Florida raised $9,500, $5,591 and $2,100, respectively, for their WalkAmerica campaigns.

Vought’s newest site in North Charleston participated in its first-ever WalkAmerica event and raised $1,239.

“It never ceases to amaze me how committed our employees are in supporting this cause,” said Vought Human Resources Vice President Tom Stubbins. “It is rewarding to participate and know that we’re making a difference with children struggling for their lives.”

WalkAmerica – the walk that saves babies -- is the March of Dimes’ largest fundraiser. It is a nationwide tradition that began in 1970.

About Vought

Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc. (www.voughtaircraft.com) is one of the world’s largest independent suppliers of aerostructures. Headquartered in Dallas, the company designs and manufactures major airframe structures such as wings, fuselage subassemblies, empennages, nacelles and other components for prime manufacturers of aircraft. Vought has annual sales of $1.3 billion and more than 6,000 employees in seven U.S. locations.

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Lynne M. Warne
(615) 974-6003
lwarne@triumphgroup.com