Travis Financial Institution Receives Air Force Recognition

The Department of the Air Force recognized Travis Air Force Base Armed Forces Bank as “Distinguished Bank of the Year”.

The Armed Forces Bank was honored for its innovation in providing a wide range of banking services, settlement assistance and financial education to service members and their families. An estimated 128,000 active duty and retired military, government employees and their families are served by the bank.

For 11 of the past 12 years, the financial institution has received the recognition, which honors local financial companies that go above and beyond to serve the community.

The Army, Air Force and Navy each submitted 13 nominees to the AFB for the award given by Command Leadership at military sites across the country for the year 2021.

Out of 144 financial institutions, AFB was the only bank to earn the “Designation of Excellence in Savings” from Military Saves. For nine of the past ten years, recognition has been given to organizations that go above and beyond to encourage good savings habits and take steps to increase the financial security of their community.

The bank received official recognition at the Association of Military Banks of America’s annual workshop in August in Washington, DC.

The Military Saves program, run by the nonprofit Consumer Federation of America, aims to help service members and their families make financial decisions, pay off debts and build wealth.

In a press release, Paul Holewinski, CEO of Armed Forces Bank and Dickinson Financial Corporation, said: “We are proud to have received these accolades over many years, demonstrating our continued commitment to meeting the needs specific to military service personnel. and their families. “ABF seeks to offer the best banking solutions and financial advice, wherever they are located or deployed in the world.”

Armed Forces Bank has developed the HERO and Access Loan programs, which offer favorable financing solutions and the possibility of establishing a foothold, to help military customers manage their money correctly wherever they are: In addition, the bank comes to create the Military Speaking podcast, which includes anecdotes, insight into financial practices, and tips to help military members advance in their careers. The program involves speakers from multiple organizations and talks about military perks members should use to increase their financial independence. Guests discuss tools that help military personnel prepare for significant events such as permanent station transfer changes and eventual return to civilian life.

Armed Forces Bank Senior Vice President and Regional Military Director Tom McLean said in the statement, “As the unique demands of our military customers increase, we are continuously working to be at the forefront of providing accessible, practical and efficient services”. “We consider it a privilege to assist active duty, reserve and retired service members, and their families, all of whom are committed to defending our nation.”

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