FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MAHINDRA & RUSH LIMBAUGH ANNOUNCE WINNER OF MILITARY SALUTE
Jefferson City, MO, Teacher, Coach & Air Force Instructor Navigator Wins Utility Vehicle
HOUSTON, TX (December 21, 2018) – Mahindra North America presented the winner of The Rush Limbaugh Show’s 5th Annual Mahindra Military Salute Giveaway with a Mahindra Retriever utility vehicle in recognition of his service in the U.S. Air Force. This years’ winner is retired Lieutenant Colonel Steve Walker. As in the last four years, Lt. Col. Walker was randomly selected from the thousands of active or retired military personnel who were nominated in the sweepstakes. In addition to his service in the Air Force as an Instructor Navigator, Lt. Col. Walker currently teaches and coaches football at Jefferson City High School in his hometown of Jefferson City, MO. (Watch TV coverage of the key ceremony.)
“It’s a privilege to recognize and thank Lt. Col. Walker, one of our nation’s heroes with a Mahindra utility vehicle through this Military Salute program. We appreciate his service to our country. We also offer our Mahindra Pride Military Appreciation Rebate which gives us the opportunity to thank our service men and women for the sacrifices they make every day,” said Jay Litsey, Vice President, Marketing and Strategic Planning, Mahindra NA. “We value the opportunity to work with our long-time partner, The Rush Limbaugh Show to honor our military through this program. Supporting our military is an important aspect of Mahindra’s Rise initiative to drive positive change and transform lives in our communities.”
“It is a pleasure to partner with Mahindra, the world’s number one selling tractor, to give a utility vehicle to Lt. Col. Walker. I thank him for his service in the Air Force and on the ground at home as a teacher and coach,” said Limbaugh.
“This has been such a great day for my wife and me; it is humbling to be nominated by my good friend Reg Hamman. I am grateful to Mahindra, Rush Limbaugh and Reg for making this possible.” said Lt. Col. Walker. “My first ride around the football field was amazing; the seats are roomy and incredibly comfortable. I look forward to driving the Retriever around our property.”
To learn more about the Mahindra Pride Military Appreciation Program, please visit MahindraPromotion.com.
PHOTO CAPTION HOUSTON, TX (December 21, 2018) – Mahindra North America presented the winner of the 5th Annual The Rush Limbaugh Show’s Mahindra Military Salute Giveaway, to active-duty Lieutenant Colonel Steve Walker, with a Mahindra Retriever utility vehicle in recognition for his service in the U.S. Air Force. In addition to his service in the Air Force as an Instructor Navigator, Lt. Col. Walker currently teaches and coaches football in Jefferson City, MO. (Pictured L-R: Coach Pete Adkins (Steve's high school football coach), Cynthia Walker, Lt. Col. Steve Walker, Todd Wolfmeier, Mahindra North America, Reg Hamman (nominated Steve for Military Salute) and Dr. Larry Linthacum, Superintendent of Schools/Jefferson City Public Schools.)
About Mahindra North America Mahindra North America (MNA) is part of Mahindra Group’s Automotive and Farm Sector - the number one selling tractor company in the world, based on volumes and the only tractor manufacturer in the world to win the industry’s top two quality awards – the Deming Application Prize and the Japan Quality Medal, care of Union of Japanese Scientists and Engineers. Houston, Texas-based, MNA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and began selling tractors in the USA in 1994 and introduced a line of utility vehicles in 2015. Mahindra NA has eight facilities assembling, distributing and manufacturing tractors and utility vehicles in North America. Mahindra builds tractors ranging from 20 HP – 125HP with more than 50 model offerings. The revolutionary Max and eMax series tractors lead the sub-compact market with true tractor performance and capabilities. All Mahindra vehicles are built with heavy-duty components that allow them to outperform other tractors and utility vehicles in their class. Mahindra vehicles are backed by industry leading limited powertrain warranties. To learn more about Mahindra North America, please visit mahindrausa.com. Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube About Mahindra The Mahindra Group is a USD 20.7 billion federation of companies that enables people to rise through innovative mobility solutions, driving rural prosperity, enhancing urban living, nurturing new businesses and fostering communities. It enjoys a leadership position in utility vehicles, information technology, financial services and vacation ownership in India and is the world’s largest tractor company, by volume. It also enjoys a strong presence in agribusiness, aerospace, commercial vehicles, components, defense, logistics, real estate, renewable energy, speedboats and steel, amongst other businesses. Headquartered in India, Mahindra employs over 2,400,000 people across 100 countries. About The Rush Limbaugh Show Nationally syndicated by Premiere Networks, The Rush Limbaugh Show is heard on nearly 600 stations by up to 26 million people each month. It’s the highest rated national radio talk show in America. Please visit www.RushLimbaugh.com for more information.
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