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CCAD Commander Addresses the Workforce in Town Hall

Aaron Hoss (blue shirt), electroplating branch chief, Corpus Christi Army Depot, Texas, speaks with a prospective job seeker about the many opportunities at CCAD during the DoD Hiring Heroes Career Fair at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, March 20, 2019.
Photos by Ervey Martinez (RELEASED)

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX (October 24, 2019) -- Colonel Atkins, CCAD Commander, addressed approximately 3,000 employees during town hall meetings over two days and six-sessions, October 22-23, 2019.

Colonel Atkins spoke about the significance of CCAD's mission to the Soldier in the field, the quality of our products and accuracy as a discipline by which we execute our work.

During each session, employees with 30+ years of service were asked to stand for recognition. Additional topics were safety as a culture, the growth of Army aviation, CCAD's human capital initiatives and the improved performance to promise.

She also thanked the workforce for a successful FY19 reaching the goal of delivering 30 aircraft.


Designated a Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for rotary wing aircraft, Corpus Christi Army Depot ensures aviation readiness through overhaul, repair, modification, retrofit, testing, recapitalization, and modernization of helicopters, engines and components. This effort includes world-wide on-site field maintenance teams, analytical crash investigations and chemical material process facilities. CCAD serves as a depot training base for active duty Army, National Guard, and reserve units. CCAD, as South Texas' largest industrial employer, employs more than 5500 personnel and contractors providing an overall economic impact of more than $1.14 billion to the local community.