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Learning for Life Honors Northrop Grumman's Linda Mills With 2009 Woman of the Year Award

 

                               




	RESTON, Va. - Northrop Grumman Corporation's
(NYSE:NOC) Linda A. Mills, corporate vice president and president of
the company's Information Systems sector, has been honored with the
2009 Woman of the Year Award from Learning for Life and the Boy Scouts
of America, National Capital Area Council.

	A photo accompanying this release is available at:
http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/

	Mills was recognized for her career of wide-ranging
achievements and leadership as well as her commitment to the community
and efforts to help to increase the number of young girls who enter the
technology field. In her role, Mills oversees a $10 billion business
that is a leading global provider of advanced solutions for defense,
intelligence, civil agency and commercial customers.

	During her 30-year career with Northrop Grumman, Mills has
served as corporate vice president and president of the Information
Technology (IT) sector, and held various leadership positions spanning
federal/civilian IT, Six Sigma strategy and execution, internal
information systems and processes, and intelligence systems.

	Mills serves on the boards of the Northern Virginia Technology
Council, the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts, and the
Board of Visitors for the University of Illinois College of
Engineering. She is also a member of various professional organizations
including the Association of Computing Machinery and the Institute of
Electrical Engineering.

	Mills has been honored as one of Profiles in Diversity
Journal's "Women Worth Watching in 2007" for her leadership
achievements. ExecutiveBiz Magazine selected Mills as one of the "Top
20 People to Watch" in the nation's capital region, and she was listed
as "Washington's Top 100 Tech Titans" by the Washingtonian Magazine in
2009.

	Mills earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Santa
Clara University and a master's degree in computer science from the
University of Illinois.

	Learning for Life is a character education, life skills and
career awareness program that provide resources and support to youth in
grades K-12. Learning for Life's mission is to enable young people to
become responsible individuals by teaching positive character traits,
career development, leadership, and life skills so they can make
ethical choices and achieve their full potential.

	Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security
company whose 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products,
and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems,
shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial
customers worldwide.

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