For AMBA Members

AMBA provides up-to-date information to its members through its continued active and mutually beneficial relationships with key financial trade associations, the Department of Defense, and the Military Departments.  AMBA’s liaison and dispute resolution services help member banks deal effectively with the occasional problems that arise in their support of military communities.

Benefits of an On-Base Military Bank

AMBA’s Mission Statement

The Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA) is the advocate for the banking industry that serves our military communities. AMBA, through its Member Banks, is committed to improving the overall financial readiness of the U.S. military community by providing financial products, services, and education. The Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA), founded in 1959. 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.

How to Become an AMBA Member

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Military Bank Resources

Department of Defense Financial Management Regulation, Financial Institutions on DoD Installations, Volume 12, Chapter 33

Support for Non-Federal Entities Authorized to Operate on DoD Installations, DoDD 1000.26E 

Public Affairs Community Relations Policy, DoDD 5410.18

Procedures and Support for Non-Federal Entities Authorized to Operate on DoD Installations, DoDI 1000.15  

Personal Commercial Solicitation on DoD Installations, DoDI 1344.07

Public Affairs Community Relations Policy Implementation, DoDI 5410.19

Commander and Installation Bank and Credit Union Liaison Desk Guide BLO_CULO_Guide_July_2010[1] Military Lending Act Final Rule,