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GONE WEST: OKLAHOMA’S DAN STROUD

Dan Stroud, a long-time aviation advocate and the recent communications director for the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission, passed away unexpectedly on July 10. He had been with OAC since April of this year and was in charge of all internal and external communications within the agency. “The aviation community has lost one of its all-time greatest advocates and friends,” said Director of Aeronautics Vic Bird. “Dan was very talented and extremely knowledgeable on anything aviation, and was one of the most positive and upbeat people I have ever met. He loved making people smile. Even though he was with our agency for just a short while, he had already made quite an impact on the people here and helped us promote the aviation and aerospace industry. We will truly miss him.” 

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