Landair Corporation Appoints General Duane H. Cassidy, Jerry T. Armstrong, and Dr. C. John Langley, Jr. to Serve on Board of Directors.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 24, 1998--Landair Corporation (Nasdaq/NM:LAND) announced the appointments of General Duane H. Cassidy, Jerry T. Armstrong, and Dr. C was a fictional scientist from the TV series Cro. She and her companion, Mike, went to the Arctic and thawed out a mammoth, who could talk. That mammoth now tells stories of life in the stone age with his friend, Cro, and his fellow mammoths. . John Langley, Jr. to serve on its newly formed Board of Directors.
Gen. Cassidy retired in January 1998 as Corporate Senior Vice President and Chairman of the Commercial Board of CSX Corporation CSX Corporation NYSE: CSX was formed in 1980 by the merger of Chessie System and Seaboard Coast Line Industries and eventually merged the various railroads owned by those predecessors into a single line that became known as CSX Transportation. . During his tenure at CSX CSX Chessie Seaboard Multiplier (railroad transportation company)
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CSX Seaboard Coastline Railroad , Gen. Cassidy served in various executive positions at CSX Transportation, Logistics Technology, and was President of CSX/Sea-Land Logistics.
Prior to joining Landair, Gen. Cassidy served as Commander in Chief, Military Airlift Command Military Airlift Command (MAC) was a former United States Air Force command.
In addition to the primary transport aircraft units, MAC also served as the headquarters for several independent "services. , and from July 1987 to September 1989, as Commander in Chief, United States Transportation Command The unified command with the mission to provide strategic air, land, and sea transportation and common-user port management for the Department of Defense across the range of military operations. Also called USTRANSCOM. , where he was the Department of Defense advocate and single point of contact for the Defense Transportation System - air, land, and sea, military and commercial. In October 1989, he retired from the Air Force as a four-star General, and currently sits on the National Defense Transportation Association's Board of Directors as Vice Chairman.
Dr. Langley is the John H. Dove Distinguished Professor of Logistics and Transportation at the University of Tennessee The University of Tennessee (UT), sometimes called the University of Tennessee at Knoxville (UT Knoxville or UTK), is the flagship institution of the statewide land-grant University of Tennessee public university system in the American state of Tennessee. , Knoxville. He has served as a professor at the University of Tennessee since September 1973. From October 1984 until October 1992, he was a member of the Executive Committee of the Council of Logistics Management, served as President of the Council from October 1990 to October 1991, and was the 1993 recipient of the Council's Distinguished Service Award.
Mr. Armstrong is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wind Associates, Inc., a private investment and management company, a position he has held since June 1997. From June 1988 to June 1997, Mr. Armstrong was Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Merchants, Inc., and from February 1984 until June 1988, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of the Wedge Group, Inc., both parent corporations of diversified transportation companies. He also served on the Board of Directors of Landstar System, Inc. from March 1991 until May 1994. Over a forty year career, Mr. Armstrong held chief executive positions with and served on the boards of ANR ANR - Automatic Network Routing Freight Systems, Inc., Garrett Freight Lines, Inc., Riss International, Inc., and Johnson Motor Lines, Inc., all transportation related companies.
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