GTC Supports Walking With The Wounded’s “Grenadier Walk of Oman” Expedition Helping Armed Forces Personnel Overcome Physical and Mental Injuries
Company to Provide Satellite_Tracking Services to Event Organizers to Aid in Safety Operations During 400 km Trek Through Omani Desert
Global Telesat Communications (GTC), a global provider of communication solutions for connectivity to the world through next-generation satellite technology, today lent its support for Walking With The Wounded’s (WWTW) “Grenadier Walk of Oman” by providing access to its GTCTrack global monitoring services for the expedition’s safety personnel for use during the grueling challenge.
The Grenadier Walk of Oman is an epic adventure to showcase the extraordinary courage of the men and women who have been injured, both physically and mentally, while serving their country and highlight the need for continued support to aid their transition from the Armed Forces into civilian life. On February 18, 2021, a team of 5 ex-military and 1 current serviceman, all with physical and psychological injuries, will take on the Omani desert for a 21-day challenge covering a staggering 400 km (almost 250 miles) on foot across mountainous sand-dunes, man-hauling provisions in a custom-built cart while battling extreme temperatures.
David Phipps, Chief Executive Officer of GTC parent company Orbsat said, “We are pleased to lend our support to WWTW and aid them in their mission of giving back to those wounded members of the Armed Forces who have dedicated their lives and given so much to their country. The Grenadier Walk of Oman will surely test the mental and physical fortitude of these brave participants and we will be cheering them on throughout the intense 21-day challenge.”
“On behalf of Walking With The Wounded, we wish to thank Orbsat for contributing its valuable services to our Grenadier Walk of Oman event, providing critical monitoring and tracking equipment for our staff responsible for ensuring the safety of our incredible expedition team as they trek across the desolate and remote Oman desert.”Joel Oxberry, Head of Income, Walking With The Wounded.
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About Orbsat Corp
Orbsat provides services and solutions to fulfill the rapidly growing global demand for satellite-based voice, high-speed data, tracking and IoT connectivity services. Building upon its long-term experience providing government, commercial, military and individual consumers with Mobile Satellite Services, Orbsat is positioned to capitalize on the significant opportunities being created by global investments in new and upgraded satellite networks. Orbsat’s US and European based subsidiaries, Orbital Satcom and Global Telesat Communications, have provided global satellite connectivity solutions to more than 35,000 customers located in over 160 countries across the world.
About Walking with the Wounded
Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) is a charity established to support the employment aspirations and vocational outcomes of our wounded, injured and sick ex-servicemen and women who have been physically, mentally and socially disadvantaged by their service. WWTW recognises the inherent skills of our armed service personnel and wants to complement these qualities, as well as provide support to transfer their skills into the civilian workplace. We offer assistance through our programmes to those vulnerable veterans who have been physically, mentally or socially disadvantaged by their service and assist them in gaining independence through new long-term careers outside of the military. This includes providing support to homeless veterans and veterans in the Criminal Justice System; areas which are too often ignored. The outcome? Sustainable employment and independence for them and their families. Find out more at www.wwtw.org.uk
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