|[August 20, 2014]
AFBA Elects Two New Board Members
ALEXANDRIA, Va. --(Business Wire)--
Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA), a leading military life
insurance provider, today announced the election of SMA (News - Alert) Kenneth O.
Preston, USA (Ret.) and CMSAF James A. Roy, USAF (Ret.) to the AFBA
Board of Directors effective June 1, 2014.
Sergeant Major Preston served for over 36 years in every enlisted
leadership position to his final position as Sergeant Major of the Army
where he served as the Army Chief of Staff's personal adviser on all
soldier and family related matters. He continues to support military
service members and their families through his volunteer work serving on
multiple boards of non-profits and foundations.
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) Roy is the 16th CMSAF
where he served as the personal adviser to the Secretary and the Chief
of Staff of the Air Force on all issues regarding the enlisted force. He
is currently Senior Program Manager for Scientific Research Crporation,
a premier engineering and service provider for the military industry.
"We are delighted to welcome these gentlemen to our Board," said Ralph
E. Eberhart, General, USAF (Ret.), Chairman and President, AFBA. "Their
leadership skills, extensive management experience, and credibility make
them ideal representatives of our members."
About Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA)
Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA)
was established in 1947 with the support of the General of the Army,
Dwight D. Eisenhower. AFBA continues to honor the mission set forth by
its founders-to promote the welfare of its members and their families
and to advance and safeguard their economic interests by providing high
quality, low cost life insurance products and other financial benefits
and services in peace and in war.
For over 67 years, AFBA has stood by our country's armed forces. Today,
AFBA is a market leader in offering low cost life insurance to those who
serve this great nation to include members of the uniformed services of
the United States, first responders, federal employees, and their
AFBA currently has over 400,000 members with over $37 billion of life
insurance in force and in excess of $1.6 billion of claims paid since
inception. These life insurance programs are underwritten by 5Star Life
Insurance Company. For more information about AFBA, visit www.afba.com.
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