FALLS CHURCH, Va. (August 26, 2010) – DynCorpInternational today announced that it will be the title sponsor ofthe National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Golf Classic. The tournament will be held in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on November7-12, 2010 with Sands Resorts serving as the host hotels.
The event, which is the world’s largest law enforcement golfevent, donates 100 percent of tournament proceeds to the NationalLaw Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, and has raised $420,000over the last 10 years. The money raised supports maintenance ofthe memorial, the annual Candlelight Vigil, research and thecampaign to build the National Law Enforcement Museum.
DynCorp International’s connection with the law enforcementcommunity is rooted in its decades of experience supporting theU.S. Department of State Bureau for International Narcotics and LawEnforcement Affairs (INL) Civilian Police (CIVPOL) programs. Morethan 6,000 experienced civilian police advisors have been providedby DI in support of U.S. CIVPOL programs in 11 countries. TheCompany currently works on CIVPOL contracts with INL, providingmentors and trainers in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere.
“When people think of the great sacrifices that are made as partof U.S. foreign policy and national security engagements worldwide,the civilian police officer is often forgotten,” said Major General(USA Ret.) Don Ryder, vice president of DI’s training and mentoringprograms. “But the dedication that our civilian police show ineverything they do – whether at home in the U.S., or deployedoverseas to train police in developing countries and conflict areas- is remarkable. This tournament provides us with an opportunity tosupport a great cause and thank the law enforcement community forits service.”
For information on the tournament, please visit the website:http://www.nleomgc.com/ or contact the tournament office at877.465.3467 (U.S. only), 843.249.2129, or by email atNLEOMGC@aol.com. Entries are limited to the first 1,200golfers.
About DynCorp International
DynCorp International is a global government services provider insupport of U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives,delivering support solutions for defense, diplomacy, andinternational development. DI operates major programs in logistics,platform support, contingency operations, and training andmentoring to reinforce security, community stability, and the ruleof law. DynCorp International is headquartered in Falls Church, Va.For more information, visit www.dyn-intl.com.