Armed Forces Bank, Academy Bank, and Armed Forces Bank of California are part of a military banking group that specializes in military banking and serves Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine communities throughout the United States. They operate full-service branches inside the Main Exchange on most of these installations. These branches offer 7-day-a-week banking and are open during Exchange business hours.
Armed Forces Bank specializing in military banking and has been serving active military, retired military, and civilians since 1907. True to their motto "Hometown Bank Around the World," customers can bank with the bank, worldwide, by phone, mail, internet, and automated teller machines.
The bank provides easy and affordable access to their services through toll-free customer service numbers, a toll-free 24-hour automated account information line, a web site, e-mail, and through the major ATM networks. Armed Forces Bank is one of the few banks in the U.S. that has a fully staffed call center to provide round-the-clock, 24-hour, 7-day-a-week customer support. The customers of the bank receive competitive loan rates and, in many cases, same day loan approval. As a result, the company has customers in each of the 50 states, in foreign countries, and on many U.S. Ships.
In addition, the bank has opened full-service branches inside the Main Exchange on a number of military installations. These branches offer 7-day-a-week banking and are open during Exchange business hours. The goal of Armed Forces Bank is to provide individualized, personal service that meets the needs of their customers wherever they are stationed around the world.
Armed Forces Bank is a national bank, financially strong and stable. The bank is a part of a military banking group owned and operated by Dickinson Financial Corporation (DFC). DFC is a multi-bank holding company headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. DFC also owns Armed Forces Bank of California, San Diego, California, and Academy Bank with branches throughout Colorado.
The security of client information, transactions, and money is the core of the bank business and the top priority at Armed Forces Bank.
Armed Forces Bank isan FDIC insured institution. They offer the maximum FDIC insurance coverage for client deposits, which has been increased to $250,000 per depositor through December 31, 2013. In addition, as a member of the Dickinson Financial Corporation banking group, the bank can arrange for the client to have that same level of FDIC coverage through all of the six banks that make up Dickinson Financial. So in reality, the client can now have up to $1,500,000 of FDIC insurance coverage per depositor through their banking group.
The bank participates in the FDIC Transaction Account Guarantee (TAG) Program. The TAG program guarantees full deposit coverage, through December 31, 2013 for all non interest-bearing transaction accounts, regardless of the dollar amount. Coverage under the TAG program is in addition to and separate from the coverage available under the FDIC's general deposit insurance rules.