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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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Honoring the military, past and present

By on May 25, 2012 at 10:38 AM

Each May as the mercury begins to rise and we knock the dust off of our grills, Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of another summer. It’s quite a relief to have finally bridged the long holiday abyss, isn’t it? But Memorial Day means more than just a day away from the office; it’s […]

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Thank you, veterans – especially you, Dad

By on November 11, 2010 at 8:44 AM

It’s Veterans Day, a special day for us at GEICO. Our company was founded to serve government employees, including members of the military. We’ve always had a great appreciation for the commitment and dedication of the nation’s men and women in uniform. For decades, we’ve expressed this appreciation through our GEICO Military Service Awards. We […]

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Honoring those who serve the nation – and their communities

By on May 6, 2010 at 7:24 AM

GEICO was founded nearly 74 years ago to serve the auto insurance needs of government employees and members of the military. Our market has expanded since then to include – well, everybody – but we’ve never lost our affection and respect for the people who affirmed Leo Goodwin’s vision by becoming GEICO’s first customers. And […]

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