MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 22, 2009--
In recognition of the service provided by members of the armed forces,
U.S. Bank is offering Military Benefits, a checking account program
designed exclusively for members of the U.S. military, including active
duty, reserve, retired and veterans.
Armed forces members who sign up for Military Benefits with a qualified
U.S. Bank checking account will receive free ATM transactions at all
ATMs, including non-U.S. Bank ATMs. (Other banks may charge a fee for
transactions on a non-U.S. Bank ATM.) Military Benefits customers will
also get an interest-bearing checking account, free checks and free
money orders, traveler’s checks and cashier’s checks. There is no
minimum balance or monthly maintenance fee on checking accounts with
“The men and women who serve our country through the armed forces do so
much to protect our freedoms and liberty we enjoy here in the United
States,” said Rick Hartnack, vice chairman of consumer banking at U.S.
Bank. “We’re pleased to offer Military Benefits as a gesture of
gratitude for their service.”
The Military Benefits package is available with a U.S. Bank Five Star
Platinum Checking account or an Elite Checking account, and it can be
applied to individual and joint accounts.
To open a U.S. Bank checking account with Military Benefits, members of
the armed forces should visit any U.S. Bank branch or call 1-800-USBANKS.
U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), with $264 billion in assets, is the parent
company of U.S. Bank, the 6th largest commercial bank in the United
States. The company operates 2,847 banking offices and 5,183 ATMs in 24
states, and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage,
insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to
consumers, businesses and institutions. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.
Source: U.S. Bank
U.S. Bank Media Relations
Jennifer Wendt, 612-303-0731