This excerpt taken from the OCCF 8-K filed Aug 10, 2005.
Comments by Elected Leaders
Upon learning of Optical Cable Corporations announcement, the following statements were issued by elected leaders:
Optical Cable Corporation is helping Virginia expand its defense and homeland security sector strengths outside of the Washington Metropolitan area, said Governor Mark R. Warner. The skilled workforce in the Roanoke region has been and will continue to provide the U.S. Armed Forces with technology that will help improve the militarys communications systems and potentially save lives, said Governor Warner.
Optical Cable Corp. Achieves Certifications by U.S. DoD
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U.S. Senator George Allen said, It is important that our military has cutting edge technology and I am pleased that Optical Cable Corp. is providing the needed tools so that our men and women in the military can effectively communicate with each other. Virginia has always been a leader in innovation and Optical Cable Corp. is just another example of a successful company here in the Commonwealth.
I am pleased by the announcement that Optical Cable Corporation has been certified by the Department of Defense as a qualified supplier and commend them for the work they do to strengthen our national defense, U.S. Congressman Bob Goodlatte said. Their work is critical in ensuring that the United States military is technologically prepared to face whatever challenges confront our nation, Congressman Goodlatte added.