WASHINGTON, D.C., October 7, 2013 – GEICO has been named to the USO of Metropolitan Washington's (USO-Metro) 2013 Circle of Stars. USO-Metro recognized GEICO and its other Circle of Stars honorees at its 10th Annual Stars and Stripes Night in Arlington, Va., on Friday, October 4. GEICO received the honor for supporting USO-Metro programs and the organization's mission to lift the spirits of military service members and their families.
"We are so proud to have GEICO as a key and generous supporter of USO-Metro," said Elaine Rogers, president and CEO of the USO-Metro. "GEICO's support of our USO airport lounge at Reagan National Airport allows us to serve the several thousands of military members and their families that travel through region each year. It is because of the support of corporate supporters like GEICO that USO-Metro is able to fulfill its mission of lifting the spirits of America's troops and their families."
GEICO is a long-time supporter of the United States armed forces and USO-Metro. Tony Nicely, chairman and CEO of GEICO, is a member of USO-Metro's Honorary Board Committee.
"GEICO is honored to be named to USO-Metro's Circle of Stars," said Mike Baker, GEICO's director of military marketing. "We are proud to support USO-Metro and the outstanding work they do to ensure our military service members and their families have access to important programs and services, and we look forward to continuing our long-standing relationship with USO-Metro."
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 12 million private passenger customers and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
GEICO's online service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales, policy changes, claims reporting and to print insurance ID cards.
GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.