Military Benefit Assn Supports Natl Guard Exec Dir Assn

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MilitaryBenefitAssnSupportsNatlGuardExecDirAssn
1888PressReleaseTheMilitaryBenefitAssn,anotforprofitorganizationwithoneclearmission:tomake
qualitylifeinsuranceaffordableforeveryone.MBAremainstruetothatmissionandispleasedtosupportthe
NatlGuardExecDirectorsAssnAnnualMeetinginNashville,Tenn.TheNationalGuardExecutiveDirectors
haveasignificantresponsibilityandwewanttosupportthemsaidRoyL.Gibson,MBAPres.
TheMilitaryBenefitAssociationisexcitedaboutsponsoringtheNationalGuardExecutiveDirector
Association'sannualmeetinginNashville,Tenn.fromJan.22toJan.24,2015.
"WehadtheprivilegeofmeetingmanyoftheexecutivedirectorslastyearinPhoenix;MBAwantedto
showourfullsupportfortheNationalGuardAssociationoftheUnitedStates[NGAUS]bysponsoringfour
eventsattheirannualmeetingonThursdayandFriday,"saidRoyL.Gibson,MBAPresident."TheNational
GuardExecutiveDirectorshaveasignificantresponsibilitytoallofourNationalGuardservicemembers
andMBAiscommittedtosupportingthem."
Theannualmeetingissettoofferaforumfortheexchangeoftimelyinformationofcommoninterestfor
themutualbenefitofmembersandtheorganizationstheyrepresent.Additionally,themeetingencourages
andassists,whenfeasible,eachstate,commonwealth,territoryandtheDistrictofColumbiatoorganize
andmaintainaNationalGuardassociation.Finally,theexecutivedirectorsfocusonimprovingthe
operationalreadiness,trainingandimageoftheNationalGuardonbothstateandnationallevels.
MBAcanbeapartoftheannualmeeting'sgoalssaidGibson."WewanttosupportourNationalGuard;by
attendingtheannualmeeting,wearepreparedtomeetmoreoftheexecutivedirectorsandhelpthem
understandalloftheMBAbenefitsthatcanofferedtotheirstatesandtheir'GuardsmenandGuards
women.'"
TheMilitaryBenefitAssociationisoneofthenewestcorporatememberstotheNationalGuardExecutive
DirectorsAssociation.Originally,foundedin1956tosupportenlistedservicememberswiththeirlife
insuranceneeds,MBAprovidesgreatbenefitsandcaringmemberservices.In1963,thenamewaschanged
toMilitaryBenefitAssociation(MBA)andmembershipgrewasMBAaddedmilitaryofficers,federal
civilianemployeesandspousesofpersonnelwhoqualifiedformembership.Mostrecently,honorably
dischargedveteransoftheUniformedServicesandadultformerdependentsofMBAmembersareafforded
membership.
AtMBA,thereisoneclearmission:tomakequalitylifeinsuranceaffordableforeveryone.MBAremains
truetothatmission.
"MBAisanotforprofitorganizationdesignedtoprovideactive,GuardandReserveservicemembers,

veterans,governmentserviceworkersandtheirspouses'affordablegrouptermlifeinsuranceaswellasa
plethoraofotherbenefits,"saidGibson."Asanonprofitassociation,wearedifferentfromothercompanies
becausewearedesignedtosupportourmembersandnottheprofitandlossstatement."
VisittheMilitaryBenefitAssociationatwww.militarybenefit.org.
ThemediapointofcontactforMBAisCarlS.Eyatcarl.ey(@)mammothglobalpartnersdotcom.
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