The Armed Forces Bank has branch locations in 17 states, as of 2015. The bank is a privately owned financial institution that was founded in 1907. Although they have special programs and features for active duty military members and retired armed forces personnel, they also service civilian customers.
The company's headquarters is Kansas City, Missouri. In addition to the bank's branch locations, it provides free access with no service charges to over 24,000 MoneyPass automatic teller machines worldwide. The Armed Forces Bank offers special checking accounts for new recruits. The company makes its banking and telebanking services available around the globe 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and it has special contact resources for military members in Germany and Korea.
The bank provides customer access through toll-free numbers, automatic information lines, online banking and mobile banking. It provides all of the personal account services of regular banks, such as savings, checkings, money market, debit and credit card accounts. Identity theft protection is available too. Armed Forces Banks also provide conventional home mortgages, as well as VA and FHA loans.
Business financing services are also provided by the bank, including business checking accounts and cash flow management tools, business loans, lines of credit and business credit cards. It also offers several types of business fraud protection.