About the Author
Norman R. Augustine is Chairman of Lockheed Martin Corporation, the nation's largest aerospace/defense corporation and among the top thirty firms on the Fortune 500 List. He has held numerous high-level posts in government and private industry, including Undersecretary of the Army and Vice President of LTV Corporation, Chairman of the Council of Governors of the American Red Cross, and President of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Mr. Augustine has five times received the Department of Defense's highest civilian award, the Distinguished Service Medal, holds 13 honorary degrees, and has authored or coauthored three books. He lives in Potomac, Maryland.