About Us

Armed Forces Bank (AFB) is a full-service bank serving the military community since 1907

For over 115 years, AFB’s mission has been to provide financially sound products and services tailored for active-duty and retired military, Department of Defense personnel, veterans, and their families as well as civilians in all 50 states and around the world.

Armed Forces Bank specializes in VA loans, offer Access Loans to meet the needs and our military clients, and Secured Credit Cards for responsible credit.

AFB has been recognized numerous times through the years as a recipient of the Distinguished Bank of the Year Award for the Army, Air Force and Navy, in addition to receiving the Designation of Savings Excellence and the Community Impact Award. AFB is a founding member of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership, and we are proud to say that more than 80% of our retail workforce has a military affiliation.

No matter where you are stationed in the world, we strive to make banking solutions and financial advice fast, easy and personal for you.

Family owned by Dickinson Financial Corporation

We are a privately held, family-owned bank whose mission is provide a superior banking experience through fast, easy, and personal service that is welcoming to all.  Our family is invested in our Banks so that yours can be too.  With over $3.7 billion in assets, and consistently strong capital, we are able to provide our clients peace of mind that comes with stability.  We have two, separately charted banks—Armed Forces Bank and Academy Bank—offering our clients an easy way to diversify their own banking relationships under a single umbrella.  

  • DFC has $3.7 billion in assets
  • DFC has $3.0 billion in deposits (FDIC insured)
  • DFC has $2.6 billion in loans
  • The capital ratio at DFC is higher than most banks at 14.41%
  • We have 94 banking center locations.
  • We have 800 employees.

Financial stats as of 12/31/2022