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Virginia Beach associates are up to the task

By on June 13, 2014 at 3:03 PM

Ever since GEICO opened its doors in 1936, our company has had a strong bond to the military. That connection was recently reinforced when associates in GEICO’s Virginia Beach office showed their commitment to military members by organizing a care package drive. The beneficiaries of this effort were the members of Task Force Attack, 159th […]

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Military Mears: GEICO-sponsored driver’s car and fire suit reflect company’s affinity for those who serve

By on May 27, 2014 at 3:31 PM

Next time you’re watching a NASCAR race, keep an eye out for the 13 car – mostly white, with green, blue and military camouflage accents. Behind the wheel of that speeding beauty, you’ll find Casey Mears. And behind Mears and his racing team, you’ll find GEICO and a great commitment to serving members of the […]

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Waving the flag at the GEICO 400

By on October 2, 2013 at 4:08 PM

A couple of weeks ago, NASCAR’s “Chase for the Sprint Cup” motored through Joliet, Ill., for the GEICO 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. Persevering through tough, wet conditions and a more than five-hour rain delay, Matt Kenseth beat his competition to the checkered flag to take home first place. As the race’s sponsor, GEICO was out […]

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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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Hey feds! Get half-price tickets to Washington Nationals games

By on May 2, 2012 at 9:40 AM

Baseball season’s in full swing, it’s time to celebrate … and save! Federal and military employees can get half off the purchase price on select Nationals tickets for choice home games. Why is GEICO doing this? Since 1936 the Government Employees Insurance Company (GEICO) has served the needs of federal and military employees, and this […]

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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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Memory of the Month: Mmm, mmm, good!

By on June 17, 2011 at 12:20 PM

In honor of GEICO’s 75th anniversary, we’re sharing an image from GEICO’s past each month this year and inviting you to exercise your caption-writing skills. They say an army travels on its stomach. Well, the same could be said of GEICO. Those who serve the military, as GEICO proudly has throughout its history, need to […]

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GEICO Partners with USO

By on April 4, 2011 at 9:51 AM

It’s no secret that GEICO loves the military. We’re proud to support the men and women of our armed forces and that’s why GEICO recently made the commitment to donate $300,000 to be shared over the next three years by the Hampton Roads & Central Virginia and North Carolina chapters of the United Service Organizations. […]

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