Southeastern Matches AFFN Grant, Donating Proceeds to MAFB Support Squadron
Monday, January 8, 2018
Southeastern Credit Union, in partnership with Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN) Matching Grant Program, was proud to donate $3,000 to the Moody Air Force Base 23d Force Support Squadron. The Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN) Matching Grant Program designed to reward organizations that support U.S. service members and their families. This is the second consecutive year Southeastern has been recognized by AFFN, which has been awarding grants for more than a decade as part of its overall commitment to the military community.
The 23d Force Support Squadron trains and deploys personnel support forces to build, protest and sustain air bases for worldwide operations. In order to accomplish the Air Force mission and remain resilient, Airmen must maintain high levels of physical, mental, spiritual and social fitness. The squadron provides support is the areas of child development, food service, lodging, recreation, fitness, mortuary affairs, and youth services, as well as promoting individual, unit, family, and community well-being. The squadron also provides force management support for the 23d Wing and is responsible for resource services to military and civilian personnel and the 19,016 active duty, family members, civilians and retirees. The squadron directs Military and Civilian Personnel programs, Airman Leadership School ,Family Support Center, Manpower, and Base Education and Training. The funds was used to sponsor various events for the service personnel and their families including a Easter Egg Hunt, Summer Block Party, Tre Lighting Ceremony and Santaâ€™s Winter Wonderland.
Southeastern CU and AFFN are proud to support their tremendous efforts.
About the Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN)
AFFN was founded in 1985 at the request of the U.S. Army in support of the Surepay direct deposit system to provide U.S. military personnel (active, reserve, dependents and retired) with access to their funds through ATM and point-of-sale (POS) terminals at or near U.S. military bases worldwide. AFFN's mission is to increase the versatility of participating financial institutions to better serve the U.S. military. AFFN is co-owned by the Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA) and the Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC).
Southeastern Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial institution serving South Georgia since 1953. The Credit Union has $240 million in assets, is owned by its 29,000+ members. Southeastern has branch offices in Valdosta, Tifton, Moody AFB, Nashville, and Waycross, Georgia. Anyone who lives in Lowndes County, Georgia or one of the nine surrounding South Georgia counties can bank with Southeastern. For more information, visit www.SoutheasternCU.com.