Navy Federal Receives Department of the Navy's "Distinguished Credit Union of the Year" Award

Sep 29, 2011, 07:00 ET from Navy Federal Credit Union

Outstanding Member Service to Marine Recruits

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Navy Federal Credit Union, Parris Island Branch, is honored to be selected as the Department of the Navy's "Distinguished Credit Union of the Year" at the Defense Credit Union Council's 48th Annual Conference held in New York City last month. The branch was chosen out of 45 credit union branches worldwide. This is the second time the Parris Island Branch has received this honor, having first received it in 2003. "We are so honored to get this award. Our Parris Island team members, carry out the credit union philosophy of 'People Helping Others' everyday," said Cutler Dawson, president/CEO of Navy Federal Credit Union.  


This award acknowledges the Parris Island team's outstanding member service and improving the quality of life for the Marines arriving at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island. This was accomplished through the branch's commitment to provide presentations, classes for over 12,000 attendees, and support for 25 local events/organizations.

"We are honored to receive this award for the second time around," said Angela Culbertson, vice president, Branch Operations. "The Parris Island Branch serves as an example of how our employees are committed to going above and beyond to provide our members with exceptional member service."

About Navy Federal Credit Union
Navy Federal Credit Union is the world's largest credit union with $46 billion in assets, 3.7 million members, 219 branch offices, and more than 8,000 employees worldwide. The credit union serves all Department of Defense military and civilian personnel and their families. For additional information about Navy Federal, visit

CONTACT:  Donovan Fox
Public Relations
Phone: (703) 255-8073

SOURCE Navy Federal Credit Union