NATCA to Announce Winners of First Annual ’Archie League Medal of Safety’ Awards; Named for First Air Traffic Controller, Honors Will Go to Controllers Who Ensured Safety In Critical Situations
Saluting the best examples of air traffic controllers who displayed extraordinary skill to ensure safety in critical situations in 2004, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association will present its first annual “Archie League Medal of Safety” awards on Monday, May 16.
The awards, named for the first air traffic controller, will be announced at a 1:30 p.m. press conference. NATCA is honoring 12 controllers who were involved in 10 different flight assists, or “saves.” Nine of the recipients will be at the press conference.
In addition, NATCA will distribute a CD and written transcript of five of the events for which it has a radio frequency transmission recording.
WHAT: Press conference to introduce the winners of NATCA’s first annual “Archie League Medal of Safety” awards for excellence in ensuring air safety.
WHEN: Monday, May 16 at 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Thornton Room, on the 11th floor of the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington D.C. -- 202-737-1234
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