GEICO named to USO-Metro's 2013 Circle of Stars

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 second-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO, which was founded in 1936, provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 14 million private passenger customers and insures more than 23 million vehicles (auto & cycle).

Using GEICO's online service center, policyholders can purchase policies, make policy changes, report claims and print insurance ID cards. Policyholders can also connect to GEICO through the GEICO App, reach a representative over the phone or visit a GEICO local agent.

GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), boats, travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for 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.

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