MEDIA ADVISORY, July 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) --

  When:     Wednesday, July 6, 2005
           4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. MDT

 Where:    Antlers Hilton
           4 South Cascade Avenue (Summit Ballroom I & II)
           Colorado Springs, Colo.

 Contact:  Marynoele Benson
           (703) 741-7723
           marynoele.benson@ngc.com
 

Executives from Northrop Grumman Corporation, Boecore, Inc. and senior government officials will participate in a ceremony to recognize Boecore, Inc. ( www.boecore.com ) for their participation in the U.S. Department of Defense's Mentor-Protege program. Photo opportunities will be available.

Participants will include Colorado state Sen. Ed Jones (District 11); Lionel Rivera, mayor of Colorado Springs; Lorne Kramer, Colorado Springs city manager; John Cassiani, executive vice president of marketing, Greater Colorado Springs Economic Development Corporation; Kathy Boe, president and CEO, Boecore, Inc.; Donald "Buz" Gibson, vice president and program manager for Northrop Grumman's Joint Nation Integration Center contract at Schriever Air Force Base; and Tim McMahon, Northrop Grumman corporate lead executive for Colorado Springs.