About Maytag Aircraft Corporation
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Maytag Aircraft Corporation is a U.S. Government Contractor providing essential operations and maintenance services for the Department of Defense, ranging from aircraft refueling, bulk fuel storage management, air terminal, ground handling to base operating support at multiple international and domestic U.S. Military locations.
“It has been my pleasure to work with the personnel and staff of Maytag Aircraft Corporation at Al Udied Air Base. Your team of professionals’ daily contributions made a huge difference in our ability to support the war fighter. They provided outstanding service to us as we worked long days and nights to meet the daily demands of supporting the mission. We couldn’t have achieved these success without working together.”
- Stanley Walker, Chief Master Sergeant, USAF
Maytag is one of the largest providers of Air Terminal & Ground Handling Services to the US Air Force Air Mobility Command worldwide.
Since its founding in Colorado Springs, Colorado in 1950, Maytag has successfully completed more than 600 government contracts. Since 1993, Maytag operated facilities have received the prestigious API Award more frequently than any other operator. The U.S. Air Force rates Maytag Aircraft's past performance record as “very good to exceptional,” the highest ratings possible.
On behalf of the U.S. military, Maytag Aircraft Corporation has operated at installations and locations throughout the Continental United States, Central and South America, Asia, Europe, the Mediterranean and the Middle East.
Maytag Aircraft has assisted the U.S. military on operations of international importance from Bosnia to Iraq and has been responsible for refueling the Navy’s precision flight team, the Blue Angels, as well as Air Force One. For an in-depth look at Maytag Aircraft Corporation’s U.S. military service please visit www.maytagaircraft.com.
Maytag Aircraft Corporation’s Advisory Board of Directors
Outside Directors serving on Maytag Aircraft Corporation's Advisory Board of Directors include retired U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Peter M. Hekman, Jr., and retired U.S. Army Major General Dennis M. Kenneally.
Vice Admiral Pete Hekman (ret.) is a forty-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, held the Command of the largest, most complex Material Command in the Department of Defense at its time: the Naval Sea Systems Command, responsible for the design, acquisition and life cycle support of all ships, submarines and craft in the Navy. Admiral Hekman oversaw 100,000 personnel and a $25 billion annual budget.
Major General Dennis Kenneally (ret.), a Vietnam veteran, was the former Commanding General of the California Army National Guard, the largest, most tasked Army National Guard force in the nation before he retired.
Leadership for Maytag Aircraft Corporation
David D. Nelson, President & COO
Mr. Nelson, is approaching 30 years of experience in conducting business with the U.S. Government and Department of Defense, has served as the President & Chief Operating Officer for Maytag Aircraft Corporation since November 2006. He has played a key role in increasing Maytag Aircraft’s service footprint from a stateside contractor to a multinational concern operating in some twenty countries within Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and the Far East. Before assuming his current position, Mr. Nelson served as the Vice President of Program Development and Director of Business Development. Prior to his tenure at Maytag Aircraft Corporation, Mr. Nelson served eight years as a Senior Cost Analyst and Subcontract Administrator for Unisys Defense Systems. He has a distinguished academic record as an honors recipient at Regis University (Master of Science: Business Administration/Operations Management) and Missouri State University (Bachelors of Science: Business). Mr. Nelson is a respected member of the National Defense Industrial Association, National Defense Transportation Association and the National Contract Management Association.