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Honoring Those Who Serve

Military Appreciation Month
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During the month of May – Military Appreciation Month – Andrews Federal Credit Union proudly honors our military services members. Each day, we are aware of the courage, sacrifice, and unwavering dedication demonstrated by the brave men and women who serve in our armed forces.

Founded to Serve 

Andrews Federal was founded upon an enduring commitment to support military service members. For more than 75 years since our founding in 1948, Andrews Federal has remained steadfast in our mission of supporting those who defend our nation's freedoms. While we have expanded our member base to include others outside the military, we continue to prioritize providing low-cost, high-value financial products and services to our military service members and their families.

Products and Services Designed to Support 

From managing finances during deployments to planning for retirement, we understand the unique challenges faced by military families. As we determine which products and services to offer, we pay attention to the specific needs of our military service members and ensure our new offerings will support them. 

For example, our offerings include: 

  • Competitive interest rates on Money Market Accounts and Share Certificates, so military families can save more and be more prepared for life’s unexpected situations.
  • Robust checking account offerings, including accounts with low fees, high dividend payments and the opportunity to earn cash back rewards. We even have a Forces Checking Account specifically designed to meet the varied needs of military members and reward them for their debit card use. 
  • Convenient financial management tools, including our frequently updated and enhanced Digital Banking tools, so you can view your accounts, move money and manage your funds anytime and anywhere - whether you’re stateside or on the other side of the world.
  • Mortgage and lending options tailored to suit the lifestyles of military personnel. When it comes to mortgages, Andrews Federal offers VA loans and provides many options with low down payment requirements. For consumer loans like auto loans and credit cards, Andrews Federal offers affordable options with competitive interest rates and flexible terms, so you can access financing that suits your lifestyle. 

Giving Back to Our Military Communities 

In addition to our comprehensive financial products and services, Andrews Federal also supports the military community through educational initiatives. We proudly provide financial education programs to military service members on the bases we serve. We also provide members access to free financial counseling if they are struggling to deal with unexpected challenges. 

And on the military bases we serve, we continue to build strong connections, sponsoring events and providing resources that make it possible for military service members to connect, learn and do more. For example, last year, a few of the many military projects we supported included: 

  • Building sidewalk libraries to enhance literacy programs at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling
  • Adopting classrooms on several military bases
  • Sponsoring the Wiesbaden Freedom Run
  • Connecting with military service members through our sponsorship of MWR events

As a confirmation of  Andrews Federal’s commitment to the military, the Department of the Army named our credit union a Distinguished Credit Union of the Year for our commitment to serving our overseas members. 

 

Proudly Giving Military Members More

 According to industry research, credit union households save $270 through their membership annually. Those savings come in the form of lower rates on loans, higher rates on savings, fewer fees and more rewards/givebacks. We know every dollar counts in military households, and we are proud to put more money back in our service members’ pockets. 

During Military Appreciation Month, we take time to express and highlight the things we do each day to ensure our military members have access to the best financial resources and tools. At Andrews Federal, we are steadfastly committed to serving our military members and expressing our gratitude for their commitment to continue to serve us.