Andrews Federal Credit Union Sponsors Tuskegee Airmen Youth Breakfast

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Andrews Federal Credit Union sponsored JROTC students for the East Coast Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. youth breakfast.

Andrews Federal Credit Union’s Rosalind Bishop, Regional Manager DC/MD/VA, greets Mr. Major Anderson, one of the original Tuskegee Airmen. Also pictured (l to r): Dr. Ivan Ware and Mr. James Pryde.

Andrews Federal Credit Union recently sponsored 20 JROTC students for the East Coast Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. youth breakfast held at the Clubs at Andrews. The theme for the event was “Empowering and Motivating Our Youth.”

Keynote speaker Lt. Gen. Ronnie D Hawkins Jr., United States Air Force, challenged a group of young people, mostly from Junior ROTC units from high schools in Prince George’s County, Maryland, to maintain their focus and to set goals that allow them to go further in life.

In addition to Lt. Gen. Hawkins, four of the original Tuskegee Airmen – William Fauntroy Jr., Dr. Ivan Ware, James “Jim” Pryde, and Major Anderson – were also in attendance.

“It was an honor and privilege to meet four original Tuskegee Airmen‚” said Andrews Federal Credit Union’s Rosalind Bishop, Regional Manager DC/MD/VA. “We are always looking for ways to support our local community, and servicemembers in particular. This event afforded us with an opportunity to do both.”

About Andrews Federal Credit Union
Andrews Federal Credit Union was founded in 1948 to serve the needs of military and civilian personnel by providing a vast array of financial products and services. With over $1 billion in assets, Andrews Federal has grown to serve more than 105,000 members in the District of Columbia, Joint Base Andrews (MD), Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (NJ), and military installations in central Germany, Belgium, and the Netherlands. In addition, the Credit Union serves as a financial partner with many select employee groups in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and New Jersey.

To learn more about Andrews Federal Credit Union and its community involvement, or to become a member, call 800.487.5500 or visit http://www.andrewsfcu.org.

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