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Event Recap- June 24, 2024

June 24, 2024

For the sixth time since 2008, a group of BENS members visited Lockheed Martin Aero in Fort Worth to tour the F-35 production line and receive briefings on the F-35…

BENS Member, Chris Harris

June 24, 2024

Recently, Salvage Exercise 24-001, took place aboard the decommissioned amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA-1), Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. This idea was birthed by BENS member Chris Harris and a US…

BENS Member, Phyllis and Sidney Bresler

June 17, 2024

United Hatzalah of Israel’s Fifth Annual Gala on June 4 honored BENS members Phyllis and Sidney Bresler and The Schattner Foundation for their significant contributions to supporting United Hatzalah and Israel.

BENS Member, Olga Torres

June 17, 2024

Recently, DC Member Olga Torres, and her firm received the Prestigious President’s “E” Award (“E-for-Export”) in a ceremony held at the U.S. Department of Commerce in Washington DC. The President’s “E”…

BENS Member, Maurice “Hank” Greenberg

June 10, 2024

BENS is proud to recognize long-time member Maurice “Hank” Greenberg on the 80th Commemoration of D-Day. Mr. Greenberg participated in Operation Overlord, storming Omaha Beach on June 6th, 1944 as…

Event Recap – June 10, 2024

June 10, 2024

A BENS delegation visited the U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area this week to gain insights into the operations and capabilities of the USCG. The group embarked on a thrilling ride around the…

BENS Member, Florent “Flo” Groberg

June 10, 2024

BENS member Florent “Flo” Groberg is the subject of a new graphic novel that tells the story of a soldier who received the Medal of Honor for tackling a suicide bomber to…

BENS Member, Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher

June 10, 2024

BENS member Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher joins Nano Dimension’s Board of Directors. Nano Dimension’s vision is to transform existing electronics and mechanical manufacturing into Industry 4.0 environmentally friendly and economically efficient…

BENS Member, John DeBlasio

June 10, 2024

Recently, BENS member John DeBlasio, a military veteran and Chicago businessman who has both a corporate and humanitarian presence in many of the world’s political hot spots was profiled in Crain’s…