Navy Federal Credit Union celebrates service members and their families for Military Appreciation Month


VIENNA, Virginia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Federal Naval Credit Union commemorates Military Appreciation Month by hosting celebratory activities and sharing messages of appreciation on social media with the hashtag #MissionMilitaryThanks. The credit union also shares special offers available to members throughout May.

“Military members and their families are at the heart of our membership,” Navy Federal Vice President of Membership Carrie Foran Sepulveda said. “Our team is passionate about serving these military members and their families, as well as giving back to their community. We are thrilled to host this celebration alongside Operation Gratitude to show our appreciation for the military.

To join in the celebrations online, post a photo of you (or your favorite military member) holding a sign indicating years of military service. Twenty entries will win $1,000, and in honor of those twenty entries Navy Federal will donate $20,000 to Operation Gratitude. Navy Federal proudly supports Operation Gratitude in its mission to provide hands-on volunteer opportunities to say “thank you” to those who serve.

“At Operation Gratitude, our mission is to ensure that everyone who raises their hand in service and sacrifice for our nation knows that the American people care. Through our volunteer opportunities, we encourage and empower Americans around the world to express their appreciation for our service members,” says James Johnson, CEO of Operation Gratitude. “Partnering with major sponsors like the Navy Federal Credit Union enables Operation Gratitude to have an even greater impact.” Tune in to learn more about the positive impact Operation Gratitude has had on our military and to see how you can get involved with the Federal Navy. MakingCents Podcast.

Throughout the month of May, Federal Navy Members can enjoy:

  • $200 cash back for every $2,000 spent on the Navy Federal cashRewards card

  • $200 bonus if you refinance a car loan with another lender over $5,000

  • $30 bonus for a special EasyStart certificate with 3 eligible automatic transfers within 60 days of opening

  • Advice from a top VA lender

Navy Federal has over 85 years of experience taking care of its members and providing excellent service along with better rates and lower fees. For more information on the value and benefits of membership, visit

Federal Naval Credit Union: Founded in 1933 with just seven members, the credit union now has the distinct honor of serving over 11 million members worldwide and is the largest credit union in the world. As a nonprofit, member-owned organization, Navy Federal Credit Union always puts the financial needs of its members first. Membership is open to all Department of Defense and Coast Guard active duty, veterans, civilian and contract personnel, and their families. The credit union employs over 20,000 people and has a global network of 350 branches. For more information, visit Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Operation Gratitude: Operation Gratitude is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing grateful Americans across the country with hands-on volunteer opportunities for service members, veterans, and first responders. In March 2003, Operation Gratitude sent its first four care packages to soldiers deployed in Iraq. Since its inception, the organization has encouraged Americans across the country to express gratitude and lift the spirits of millions of deployed soldiers, recruiting graduates, veterans, military families and first responders. Operation Gratitude volunteers are a generous and vibrant grassroots network of Americans united in common cause to say “Thank You” to all who serve our great nation. For more information, visit OperationGratitude.comor follow us on Twitter at @OpGratitude.


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