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AmeriCU Announces "Salute to the Troops" Concert with Jake Owen

June 28, 2012

Judith Cowden, Vice President, Member Relations and Marketing Division with AmeriCU Credit Union announced today that the “AmeriCU Salute to the Troops Tribute Concert” will be held June 28th at 7PM as part of the U.S. Army Morale, Welfare & Recreation Division’s Mountainfest on Fort Drum. The inaugural concert will feature top national country recording artist Jake Owen.

Ms. Cowden said, “AmeriCU Credit Union has operated on Fort Drum since 1988, so we have a deep understanding and appreciation for the sacrifices our soldiers and their families make in valiant service to our country. This is the first time we have had a “full nest” on base in ten years, and we wanted to do something really special to celebrate. We are so pleased that Lockheed Martin and B104.7 have joined us in making this event possible. We are expecting between 30,000 and 50,000 people to attend the FREE concert, which is open to the public, and will be followed by fireworks.”

Based at Fort Drum, NY the 10th Mountain Division is a light infantry division of the United States Army. The division is comprised of four subordinates of Brigade Combat Teams, a Combat Aviation Brigade, and a Special Troops Battalion. The 10th Mountain Division is among one of the most deployed units of the United States Army. This spring is the first time in over 10 years that Fort Drum will have a full nest of the 10th Mountain Division on post.

AmeriCU Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative serving eight counties in Central and Northern New York. AmeriCU Credit Union is located in central New York and is among New York State’s largest full-service financial cooperatives. The organization has built relationships with members since 1950 and currently serves more than 120,000 members world-wide through its remote contact center and its 15 fullservice financial center locations. In addition to its full offering of traditional personal and commercial banking services, AmeriCU provides investment, insurance and financial planning services and consultation.

Corporate Communications: 
231 Hill Road 
Rome, NY 13441
Phone (315) 356-3000 

Contact: 
Erin Ballard
Communications Coordinator
Phone: (315) 356-3121
Fax: (315) 356-3362
Email: ErinB@AmeriCU.org

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