FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ASSOCIATION OF MILITARY BANKS OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2015 BANK OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS – WARRENTON, VIRGINIA
Steven J. Lepper, President and CEO of the Association of Military Banks of America (AMBA), is pleased to announce the Bank of the Year Award recipients for 2015. Each Military Department, Army, Navy-Marine Corps, and the Air Force, annually recognizes “Bank of the Year” award winners for its outstanding support to service members and their families. The Army recognized Armed Forces Bank N.A., located on Fort Riley, Kansas; the Navy-Marine Corps recognized Armed Forces Bank, N.A., located at Great Lakes Naval Station, Illinois and Fort Sill National Bank (Armed Services Bank), Parris Island, South Carolina; and the Air Force recognized Armed Forces Bank N.A., located at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, and First Arkansas Bank & Trust at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, for this prestigious award.
In making the announcement, Gen Lepper stated, “The Association of Military Banks of America is pleased to provide a forum for the Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, and the Department of the Air Force to recognize these five exceptional banks for their outstanding service in 2015. During the Departments’ announcements, all attendees were able to hear highlights of the outstanding financial services, support and education the banks provide to their communities. The AMBA Board of Directors and AMBA headquarters staff join each Military Department in congratulating these well-deserved award winners.”
The Association of Military Banks of America 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 designed by the United States Treasury. Founded in 1959, the association’s membership includes both community banks and large multinational financial institutions, all of which are insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. For over fifty-five years, AMBA has been instrumental in helping its members serve the financial needs of military personnel and their families. AMBA held its Annual Fall Workshop for military bankers and Department of Defense personnel in Middleburg, Virginia, August 28 – 31, 2016. To learn more about AMBA, please visit www.ambahq.org.