AZTC Visionary Sponsor Universal Avionics’ headquarters in Tucson was the site of a recent town hall led by Arizona Sen. John McCain, who discussed the troubling suicide rate of veterans along with the promotion of the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act and the Choice Card for veterans, which both ensure they receive needed care. McCain is chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
The meeting also covered a variety of issues, such as the challenges of managing Arizona’s water supply and control of forest fires in the state.
While onsite, McCain also toured Universal Avionics’ manufacturing facility. The company is a leading manufacturer of innovative avionics systems offered as retrofit and forward-fit solutions for the largest diversification of aircraft types in its industry.