Navy Federal Credit Union honors servicemembers and military families who go above and beyond for Military Appreciation Month

VIENNA, VA (May 1, 2024) — Navy Federal Credit Union is launching celebratory activities and member deals to honor Active Duty servicemembers, Veterans and their families for Military Appreciation Month. During the month of May and year-round, members can enjoy exclusive offers such as:

As a member-owned, not-for-profit credit union, Navy Federal goes beyond banking to support its members and champion the communities around them. To join the celebrations, dedicate an act of service to a military branch, loved servicemember, Veteran or military family who goes above and beyond. Submit a video to for a chance to win $1,000. Submission deadline is May 31 and winners will be chosen by June 17.

“We care about the whole wellbeing of our members. This dedication to helping those who serve or have served is at the heart of who we are,” said Mehdi Dinia, vice president of membership at Navy Federal. “Whether it’s planting flowers in a Veteran’s yard, preparing a meal for a military family or volunteering at a VA hospital, we encourage everyone to give back to the military community in a way that’s meaningful to them.”

For example, employee Natasha J. helped a lost Veteran member in the early stages of dementia find his way home. Her service didn’t end there, as a few weeks later, she sent him a set of dog tags and a silver ID bracelet. Read more about this story on the Navy Federal Blog.

The credit union is also donating over $100,000 to Operation Gratitude as a proud partner in their mission to provide hands-on volunteer opportunities in the military community. Throughout the month of May, Navy Federal employees can volunteer remotely or in-person across the credit union’s Virginia, Florida and California campuses to make paracord lanyards and cards, which will be distributed by Operation Gratitude to servicemembers around the world.

For information on Military Appreciation Month, visit To hear more about the service and relationships members can expect at their local branches, tune in to the latest episode of the MakingCents Podcast.

About Navy Federal Credit Union

Established in 1933 with only seven members, Navy Federal now has the distinct honor of serving more than 13 million members globally and is the world’s largest credit union. As a member-owned and not-for-profit organization, Navy Federal 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 contractor personnel, and their families. Navy Federal employs a workforce of over 24,000 and has a global network of 355 branches. For more information about Navy Federal Credit Union, visit Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Opportunity Employer.


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