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Gov. Justice and WV DED Attend the Second Annual National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) West Virginia Meeting

4/2/2024

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Governor Jim Justice, the West Virginia Chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) and the West Virginia Department of Economic Development (WV DED) welcomed industry leaders to the second annual NDIA West Virginia Chapter meeting on Wednesday, March 20. The event, titled “Building on the Successes of the Defense Industry: An Update,” brought together key stakeholders, business owners and government personnel to discuss strategies for further advancing West Virginia’s position in the defense sector.


“West Virginia is making great progress in the long-standing goal of economic diversification.  The defense industry is one of the sectors with great potential for growth.” said Steve Spence, Director of the WV DED International Division. “We continue to build on the state’s defense industry cluster by recruiting new companies to the state and assisting our existing companies with their expansion plans.”

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