Watkins Glen, N.Y. September 18-19, 2021
REDCOM Laboratories, Inc., a leading supplier of the world’s most reliable and interoperable communications solutions, was proud to co-sponsor the 2021 “Honoring our Heroes” event at Watkins Glen. The event took place at Watkins Glen International on Saturday and Sunday, September 18-19, 2021.
The race weekend experience with over 100 cars in action went beyond the on-track competition to pay tribute to New York’s veterans and first responders through Operation Motorsport’s Patriot Day activities at Watkins Glen.
This year REDCOM teamed up with Operation Motorsport to co-sponsor this event, held as a 9/11 commemorative race to honor and remember the 20th anniversary of that infamous day. Active-duty service members, veterans, first responders, and supporters were invited to join the Patriot Car Corral sponsored by REDCOM. The Patriot Car Corral included exclusive VIP corral parking, access to the REDCOM hospitality center, beverages, snacks, tours, prizes, and parade laps. In addition, REDCOM’s Executive Vice President, Col Mike Sweeney, USMC (Ret), was the Grand Marshall for the race.
Derwin Melendez-Diaz, a Solutions Architect at REDCOM, attended the race as a proud REDCOM employee and the United States Marine Corps Veteran, “I’m excited to be at this 20th-anniversary event where we’re able to pay homage to all of those who were lost, and all of the brave people who answered the call to help those in need. This event is a great way to pay our respects.”
About Operation Motorsport
Operation Motorsport is a Veteran Led and Operated, 501(c)3 Not for Profit, based in Brighton, Ontario, and Raleigh, North Carolina serving Canadian & American servicemembers and veterans and was founded on the basis of three simple words: “Excite, Engage and Empower”. The premise is to engage ill and injured Service Members and veterans affected by military service, through Motorsport activities to aid in their recovery and rehabilitation.
REDCOM Laboratories, Inc. is a woman-owned small business that specializes in the development of advanced communications solutions with a focus on security, reliability, and interoperability. Located in Victor, New York, REDCOM’s global customer base includes commercial telecom carriers, private networks, integrators, and government and defense agencies. For additional information, please visit the REDCOM website at http://www.redcom.com.