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Fifth Third Bank

News Release

 

Fifth Third Introduces U.S. Military Banking Package

5/22/08

Fifth Third Bank today announced the launch of its U.S. Military Banking package, providing unique banking privileges and benefits for Military personnel, including active duty, retired, reserve/guard, veterans and their immediate families.

Designed specifically with military personnel in mind, the program benefits include:

  • Free ATM use anywhere in the U.S.*
  • Choice of a variety of checking accounts
  • Fifth Third Gold Debit MasterCard® with free Fifth Third Rewards enrollment**
  • Special CD rates
  • Loan discounts and VA mortgage loans**
  • And more

“While we serve veterans across our footprint, we also have a significant branch presence near many large military bases to serve active duty and retired military personnel,” said Karen Dee, senior vice president and head of Retail Banking. “We are committed to serving the unique needs of our customers and, when the opportunity makes sense, we do so through customized products and services such as these. We are happy to provide this Military banking program to better serve those who so proudly serve our country.” The Bank estimates nearly 30 bases within its footprint, representing all branches of the military.

Eligible participants can enroll in Fifth Third Military Banking by visiting any branch location and presenting their Military ID, DD214 Form or Privilege Card at account opening.

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Company has $111 billion in assets, operates 18 affiliates with 1,232 full-service Banking Centers, including 107 Bank Mart(R) locations open seven days a week inside select grocery stores and 2,221 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Missouri and Georgia. Fifth Third operates five main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, Investment Advisors and Fifth Third Processing Solutions. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of March 31, 2008, has $212 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $31 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at www.53.com. Fifth Third's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ(R) National Global Select Market under the symbol "FITB." Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.