MINNEAPOLIS & UPPER MARLBORO, Md., Jun 14, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The American Military Society (AMS) and U.S. Bank have
partnered to offer the American Military Society Visa(R) Platinum
credit card, an affinity and rewards card to support the mission of
the AMS. Every new card activation and subsequent purchases will
generate donations to the AMS.
The new Visa(R) card comes in two designs, the Patriot card and
the Chevrons card, both of which feature the official logo of the AMS.
Members will have access to three credit card products from U.S. Bank
including a card that earns reward points that can be redeemed for
gift certificates, merchandise and travel rewards, a card designed for
young adults, and another that provides cash back on purchases.
"The American Military Society has a long standing reputation of
supporting the men and women of America's military and their families,
and we are pleased to partner with an organization that serves such an
important purpose," said Patricia Wesner, executive vice president of
retail payment solutions at U.S. Bank.
Douglas Russell, president of AMS, added, "AMS has a history of
serving the military community by delivering the highest quality
money-saving services to our members. By partnering with U.S. Bank, we
can now offer AMS members a credit card solution that incorporates
exclusive savings opportunities. The AMS credit card presents yet
another way in which AMS is helping its members to save money before
they shop. We are excited to be able to offer our members the
universal acceptance of VISA backed by the superior security and
customer service of U.S. Bank."
The AMS is a non-profit veteran's organization representing the
professional and personal interests of active duty and retired men and
women of America's Uniformed Services, National Guard and Reserve. AMS
also provides family members, former members and veterans, and other
interested parties the opportunity to join and support the association
as members of AMS. The AMS mission is to advocate improved
quality-of-life and economic fairness that will support the well-being
of the men and women of America's Uniformed Services and their
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SOURCE: U.S. Bank
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