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The time’s always right to honor the military – especially this month

By on May 24, 2013 at 11:17 AM

Who’s up for a quick U.S. military history refresher? Last Saturday, May 18, the United States observed Armed Forces Day. The U.S. has designated the third Saturday of May each year to honor military servicemen and servicewomen. Harry Truman led the push to establish a single day to thank military members for serving their country, […]

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Veterans Day: a special day for the nation – and for GEICO

By on November 8, 2012 at 4:10 PM

Certain ages correspond with certain types of mail. The surest sign that you’re turning 50, for example, is not gray hair or creaky joints – it’s the invitation from AARP to take advantage of that organization’s myriad benefits for folks who’ve hit the half-century mark. And if you HAVE turned 50, you probably recall another […]

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They call him GEICO

By on January 13, 2012 at 11:06 AM

As a member of GEICO’s public relations staff, I hear about our company’s name being used in some pretty interesting and creative ways. The other day, though, a story like I had never seen came across my desk. Captain Justin Carlson, a fighter pilot in the United States military, is known by his colleagues as […]

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