GEICO sets Dec. 1 deadline for 2019 Military Service Award nominations

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 7, 2019GEICO is now accepting nominations for its 31st Annual GEICO Military Service Awards, a program to honor members of the military for serving their civilian and military communities. Through this program, one active duty or reserve enlisted member from each of the five branches of military service and one enlisted member from the National Guard will be selected. The electronic nomination packages are due to GEICO, via the specific nomination process for each branch of service, no later than Dec. 1, 2019.

Each unit, base, post, or activity may nominate eligible enlisted members, according to their established procedures. Nominees should exhibit noteworthy contributions or accomplishments in one of the three nomination categories:

  • Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention

  • Fire Safety and Fire Prevention

  • Traffic Safety and Accident Prevention

"We are honored to recognize men and women who personify leadership and service, both in their military roles and in the communities where they live. Our company was founded in 1936 to serve members of the military and other government employees. We've never wavered from our commitment to and appreciation of those who serve," said GEICO President and CEO Bill Roberts.

The GEICO Military Team and the GEICO Philanthropic Foundation will provide GEICO Military Service Award recipients with a cash award and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., from wherever they are serving.

The 2019 GEICO Military Service Awards ceremony will be held in Washington, D.C., on April 20, 2020, with senior military officials and GEICO representatives in attendance. Each service establishes and publishes their service-specific processes and procedures for awards; amplifying information may be found by contacting Service Coordinators listed at https://www.geico.com/information/military/returning-the-favor/service-awards/.

GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company), the second-largest auto insurer in the U.S., was founded in 1936 and insures more than 28 million vehicles in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. A member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies, GEICO employs more than 43,000 associates countrywide. GEICO constantly strives to make lives better by protecting people against unexpected events while saving them money and providing an outstanding customer experience. Along with personal auto insurance, commercial auto and personal umbrella coverages are also available. Homeowners, renters, condo, flood, identity theft, term life, and more coverages are written through non-affiliated insurance companies and are secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Inc. Visit geico.com for a quote or to learn more.