Then LaTara Harris, Regional Director from Premier Sponsor, AT&T, spoke about her early life as a military child, and how thankful she is for those experiences. She also talked about AT&T's commitment to hiring veterans before introducing Lt. Col. Allan Floyd, Deputy Garrison Commander for Transformation at Ft. Meade.
Lt. Col. Floyd gave attendees a summary of the projects currently underway at the installation including large infrastructure plans. Lt. Col. Floyd also talked in depth about the priorities for the installation over the next few years. The highest priorities include further securing the installation, and providing for and attracting the best talent.