Armed Forces Day is celebrated every year on the 3rd Saturday of May. In 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day. This day was to replace all the separate holidays the different branches of the U.S. Military celebrated. It was created to symbolize the union of all military branches under one department, the Department of Defense.
Armed Forces Day is an opportunity to increase civilian awareness of the great responsibility the Armed Forces take on i... [More]
Last year, 1st Mariner Bank utilized its partnership with the United States Army Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) Program with our first recruit, Ciara Brown. A former Chemical Operations Specialist in the Army Reserve, Ciara was hired as a teller at our Cockeysville branch. The PaYS Program is committed to assisting Soldiers in securing their future once their service to our country is complete. Their website describes the program as a "win-win-win" for the Army, the Sol... [More]
In 2009, 1st Mariner Bank became an active partner with the United States Army in the Partnership for Youth Success (PaYS) Program. The PaYS Program is designed to assist Soldiers in securing their future once their service to our country is complete. The PaYS Soldier agrees to fulfill their Army obligation, and then benefits from a “foot in the door” with a partnership company, like 1st Mariner Bank. It’s a “win-win” for everyone involved, as we benefit from ... [More]