SOURCE: Trans World Assurance

Trans World Assurance

April 27, 2011 12:41 ET

Trans World Assurance Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Support to the Navy & Marine Association

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 27, 2011) - Trans World Assurance, a company specializing in life insurance designed for U.S. Military personnel, celebrates its 25th year of giving financial support to The Navy and Marine Association.

"Our company believes in supporting the military through organizations like The Navy and Marine Association. We are proud that our financial contributions over the past 25 years have helped this organization carry out their mission," stated Trans World Assurance Board Chairman, Earl Bartlett. "They are a truly amazing organization that is committed to helping and honoring the men and women who serve this country. Barbara Woodbury and her co-trustees and directors are to be commended for their magnificent work over the years. We are thankful to have been a small part."

Barbara Woodbury, the Managing Director of Trans World Assurance, serves as President and Trustee of The Navy & Marine Association. As the daughter of two U.S. Marine Corps officers who served in WWII, Ms. Woodbury has dedicated herself to supporting military personnel around the world. She has worked extensively with the wounded, and the families of fallen servicemembers. In 2002, General James L. Jones, Jr., Commandant of the Marine Corps, officially conferred upon her the title of "Honorary Marine." In 2005, Sergeant Major John Estrada of the Marine Corps and his enlisted Marines honored Ms. Woodbury with a parade at the Iwo Jima Memorial in Washington, DC.

About The Navy & Marine Association
The Navy & Marine Association is a 501 (C)(3) non-profit charitable organization whose primary mission is to provide support to the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard communities. As part of their mission, they sponsor over 400 leadership awards annually to outstanding service-members. In addition, they also award scholarships to association members and their families. The volunteers that serve the Navy & Marine Association consist of active duty, retired military and proud Americans.

For more information about The Navy & Marine Association, visit or call (202) 232-1243.

About Trans World Assurance
Trans World Assurance provides innovative life insurance products designed to meet the specialized needs of military personnel. The company has been an underwriter of the SGLI program covering all military members since its inception. Established in 1962, Trans World Assurance is headquartered in San Mateo California, and is licensed in 46 states and worldwide.

For more information about Trans World Assurance, visit or call (650) 348-2300.

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