Founded in 1959, the Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA) is a not for profit association of banks operating on military installations.


    The AMBA 2015 Workshop will be held August 29 - 2 September, 2015 at the Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Virginia.  Click here for more information.



    Each year the Association of Military Banks of America provides partnership support to several military support organizations.

Who is the Association of Military Banks of America?

Founded in 1959, the Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA) is a not for profit association of banks operating on military installations, banks not located on military installations but serving military customers, and military banking facilities designated by the U. S. Treasury. The association's membership includes both community banks and large multinational financial institutions, all of which are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

AMBA Member Institutions:

  • DoD approved, federally insured banking institutions or branches of such institutions located in a military establishment or on a military installation.
  • Banking institutions or branches thereof serving military personnel but not located on a military establishment.
  • Commercial corporations involved in the financial industry and providing bank-related materials and services.

Recent Blogs

  • 25 June, 2015 Whether in service of country or team members: ‘I am making a difference, and that is what I enjoy most’

     Received from Wells Fargo Bank as a submission for the My Military Bank Story 2015

    Editor’s note: Consistent feedback from team members suggests you value many different aspects of working at Wells Fargo. Human Resources is exploring some of these in a series of interviews.

    Today, Brian O. Poole, HR delivery and service manager, Phoenix, shares his experience as a 21-year U.S. Army veteran who recently transitioned to civilian life and Wells Fargo.

  • 22 June, 2015 Treasury Department Wants Your Help Redesigning the New $10 Bill #TheNew10

    The Department of Treasury Secretary, Jacob L. Lew announced on June 18, 2015 that there will be a newly redesigned $10 bill and it will feature a notable woman in history. 

    The Treasury Department is asking the American public to get involved in this idea.  In keeping with the times, you can use #TheNew10 to share ideas about ideas, symbols and designs.  You can also visit www.thenew10.treasury.gov

  • 18 June, 2015 FDIC Consumer Newsletter Features Tips for Teaching Young People About Money


    From the FDIC Press Release, June 15, 2015

    Other topics include computer security for bank customers, credit scores, and a new savings account for children with disabilities

    Parents and caregivers don't have to be financial experts to teach young people to be responsible with money. The latest FDIC Consumer News features tips to help children from pre-kindergarten through college learn how to be smart about their finances. The Spring 2015 edition also includes a checklist of computer security tips for bank customers, an article about changes in credit reporting that could help some consumers improve their credit scores, and information about a new tax-advantaged savings option for families with a child with disabilities. Here's an overview of what is in this issue.

  • 15 June, 2015 I'm Still Young, Why Does Everyone Keep Bugging Me About Retirement?

    By Sandra Boenig, AFC®

    You are probably hearing a lot about planning for retirement - there is so much information, so many ways to save, that it can be crazy and confusing. However, two simple concepts can help you save for ANY investment, including retirement. The reason why everyone is bugging you about retirement, even though you are young, is because these concepts work even better if you start using them when you are young!

  • 11 June, 2015 Fort Hood National Bank: My Family Away From Family

              Military life is very rewarding and advantageous not only for the soldiers who serve our country but for the families as well.  There are many opportunities to see different parts of the world, experience different cultures, and meet many people who become lifelong friends.  The military life alternately can also be arduous at times for soldiers and their families with deployments, extended work hours, and frequent moves; however, with these challenges there are encouraging people and organizations along the way which help facilitate the lives of military families.