Suitland, Maryland (PRWEB) September 01, 2016
Andrews Federal Credit Union is again serving as the Prime Sponsor for the 2016 New Jersey Run for the Fallen, donating $5,000 in support of this worthy cause.
The last Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of September, participants run one mile across New Jersey to honor and remember each fallen hero from current military conflicts. The total run represents every service member from New Jersey who lost their life protecting the freedoms millions experience daily.
“Andrews Federal is committed to supporting the military community of New Jersey and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JBMDL),” said Maree Duncker, NJ Regional Manager.
For 2016, the Core Run Team will consist of dedicated military personnel, from all branches of the military who will come together to run 190+ miles over 4 days to pay tribute to their fallen comrades and Gold Star Families.
About New Jersey Run for the Fallen
The New Jersey Run for the Fallen is an organization of runners (all active duty military) and support crew whose mission is clear and simple: To run one mile for each New Jersey service member who died while serving our country on active duty during the following Wars and Conflicts:
- Marine Barracks Bombing, Beirut, Lebanon
- Operation Restore Hope, Somalia (Black Hawk down)
- Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm (The first Gulf War)
- The 9/11 Terrorist Attack on the Pentagon
- The Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
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 116,000 members in the District of Columbia, Joint Base Andrews (MD), Springfield, Virginia (VA), 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.