FORT WORTH, Texas — After some 17 years of service, AmericanAirlines Federal Credit Union CEO John M. Tippets will retire onJune 30.

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His leadership marked a period of substantial growth and serviceinnovations at AA Credit Union, from helping the credit union growits assets from $1 billion to $4.8 billion and increasing thenumber of branches and loans outstanding by four-fold, to doublingthe number of members.

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Prior to 1991, Tippets served for eight years on the AA CreditUnion Board of Directors.

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He will be honored at “Fun Takes Flight,” an aviation industrycelebration, Saturday, June 21.

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During the event, Tippets will be available for a book signingof his newly published book, Hearts of Courage, the miraculous29-day survival story of his father's 1943 plane crash inAlaska.

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