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Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman Employees Support Local Organizations With 20th Annual Holiday Gift Drive

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Photo Release -- Northrop Grumman Employees Support Local Organizations With 20th Annual Holiday Gift Drive13:53 EST Thursday, December 20, 2012ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Dec. 20, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For 20 years, employees at Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Rolling Meadows campus have been collecting gifts every December to brighten the holidays for those in need.Northrop Grumman employees in Rolling Meadows prepare to deliver gifts to 220 Chicago-area residents during the campus' 20th annual holiday gift drive.Showing their generosity, Northrop Grumman employees at the Rolling Meadows campus donated more than 10 large boxes of gifts to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program.Northrop Grumman employees help load more than 10 large boxes of gifts for the Toys for Tots program. Photos accompanying this release are available at http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=16395 Part of an annual tradition of community support, the holiday gift drive supports organizations that help disabled children and adults reach their full potential, assist women and families in shelters, and provide services to at-risk youth. This year, employees delivered gifts to more than 200 clients of those organizations. "This year marks the 20th anniversary of our holiday gift drive, and our employees have been increasingly generous over those years," said Jeff Palombo, vice president and general manager of Northrop Grumman's Land and Self Protection Systems division. "Giving back to the community is an important part of who we are at Northrop Grumman. Our employees take that to heart." The campus also participates in Toys for Tots through its VERITAS veterans employee resource group, typically collecting more than 10 large donation boxes of gifts for children and teens. Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.CONTACT: Ellen Hamilton 224-625-4693 (office) 847- 815-0753 (mobile) ellen.hamilton@ngc.com