Protection 1, Chicago, announced that it has been awarded a contract that gives USAA’s more than 10 million members’ access to security and life-safety solutions through its established partner programs. Headquartered in San Antonio, the USAA family of companies provides insurance, banking, investments, retirement products and advice to 10.3 million current and former members of the U.S. military and their families.  

“We are proud to offer USAA members a wide range of solutions and introduce more of the latest interactive technologies to its members,” said Timothy Whall, CEO of Protection 1. “We are proud that USAA selected us based on our proven track record of innovation and high level of customer care. We are honored to serve the USAA member base of active and former military members and their families.”

With the agreement, USAA members can receive the latest in security and home automation technologies from Protection 1, encompassing intrusion detection, fire protection, video surveillance systems, thermostats and locks, with all systems offering interactive remote services. Program options include both Protection 1 professionally-installed and self-installed systems with a range of options for members.  

Wade Chance, general manager of USAA Alliance Services Company, added, “Protection 1 offers members a suite of additional home security solutions while providing the world class customer service that our members expect from our alliance relationships. Our relationship with Protection 1 allows us to expand valuable solutions and services in this innovative and fast-moving industry with another premier provider.”