Inducted October 2020
Dale P. Bennett retired from Lockheed Martin in December 2019 after 38 years, last serving in the role of executive vice president of Lockheed’s Rotary and Mission Systems business area. His career in industry and the military spans more than 40 years, and over that course, he led some of Lockheed’s most important simulation programs. His diverse background in simulation training includes experience in engineering, business development, strategic planning, independent research and development, program management, and general management.
He is credited for forging a global military paradigm shift to provide turnkey training solutions, an approach that delivered integrated, performance-based solutions focused on training outcomes to enhance warfighter readiness at reduced cost and risk.