ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 13, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PenFed Credit Union donated $25,000 toward the construction of the Americans in Wartime Museum. The site of the museum is located on a 70-acre parcel of land in Prince William County, Virginia, 22 miles south of Washington, D.C.
The Americans in Wartime Museum is a not-for-profit cultural and educational institution dedicated to honoring those who have served in all branches of the United States military and on the home front, from World War I to the present. The Museum will serve to educate the public—especially younger generations— through individual stories that bring to life the personal experiences of those touched by war.
President and CEO of PenFed Credit Union James Schenck said, "It is important to honor and remember the sacrifices made by both those who have worn the uniform and their families."
"It is because of those sacrifices that our nation enjoys freedom and prosperity today," said Schenck.
Americans in Wartime Chairman of the Board of Trustees Allan Cors said, "I am thrilled to accept this donation. I believe it represents the beginning of a wonderful partnership with PenFed."
"PenFed's generous donation will help our Museum honor, preserve and share the inspiring stories of American men and women who served our country in uniform, as well as the stories of those who waited for them at home," said Cors.
About PenFed Credit Union
Established in 1935 as the War Department Credit Union, PenFed Credit Union is one of the largest credit unions in the country, serving 1.4 million members worldwide; with $20 billion in assets. Its long-standing mission has been to provide superior financial services in a cost effective manner, while being responsive to members' needs. PenFed Credit Union offers market-leading mortgages, automobile loans, credit cards, checking, and a wide range of other financial services with its members' interests always in mind. PenFed Credit Union serves a diverse population, and no military service is required to join. We offer many paths to membership, including numerous employee groups and association affiliations. It's easy to apply. We invite you to come see why you belong at PenFed Credit Union. PenFed Credit Union is federally insured by the NCUA and is an equal housing lender. To learn more about PenFed Credit Union, visit PenFed.org, like us on Facebook and follow us @PenFed on Twitter. Interested in working for PenFed? Check us out on Linkedin. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/V/D.
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