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As a current or former member of the U.S. Military, you and your family deserve something extra in recognition of your service to our country. That's why we offer unique banking privileges and benefits to all military families including active duty, retired, reserve/guard and veterans.* You may also be entitled to certain financial benefits under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).

Please call our dedicated military team at 1-877-899-0815 to confirm your military status and to find out about the benefits that may be available to you.



  • Complimentary Fifth Third Checking Account:

    Military Banking includes a Fifth Third Essential Checking account with all monthly service charges waived with over $500 in direct deposit or with $1,500 in combined monthly balances.1 This is a simple and straightforward checking option that comes with:

    • Fifth Third Debit Card
    • Mobile Banking and text alerts2
    • Savings account(s) with monthly service charges waived3
    • Discounted or complimentary identity theft protection4
    • .25% rate discount for new installment loans and lines of credit5

    Or, if another option better fits your needs, you can choose any other Fifth Third Checking Account and get a $5 discount on the monthly service charge.6

  • No ATM fees anywhere in the U.S. including Puerto Rico and Guam
    • Other banks' ATM's charges will be rebated up to 10 times per month.
  • Special VA Home Loan rates
    • Enjoy the pride of home ownership with low or no money down VA loans with a fixed rate and flexible terms. You can also save an estimated $800 on mortgage loans with a 1/2 discount point.7
  • Free first order of checks (30 pack) and ongoing 50% discount
    • Choose from a wide variety of designs that suit your personal interests and hobbies, including sports, animals, and nature. Plus, you receive the discount for as long as you're in the program.8
  • Free Financial Empowerment Seminars
    • Covering a full range of topics including saving and budgeting, home buying and borrowing, protecting your identity, and understanding your credit.


  • Military Banking includes a Fifth Third Essential Checking account with all monthly service charges waived (saving $11 per month)1 with either $500 in monthly direct deposit or $1500 in combined balances.1

    Or, if another option better fits your needs, you can choose any other Fifth Third Checking Account and get a $5 discount on the monthly service charge.6



There are two easy ways to enroll:



Notice to Military Servicemembers

Fifth Third Bank is proud to support our customers who are serving or have served our country in the armed forces. Members of the armed forces make great sacrifices in order to protect our nation. Recognizing these sacrifices, Congress enacted a number of laws specifically designed to protect the civil rights of Servicemembers while they are on active duty and after they return to civilian life.

The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) is a federal law that provides a range of relief to active duty servicemembers. The law's purpose is to provide certain loan relief to members of the armed forces so they can focus their full attention on their military responsibilities without adverse consequences for them or their families. Further detail on the benefits provided under the SCRA can be found at www.servicemembers.gov.

If you are a member of the U. S. military, past or present, please call our dedicated Military Team today at 1-877-899-0815 to ensure we know your military status, or if you have questions regarding your Fifth Third Bank accounts. You can also find out more about our Military Banking Benefits program at www.53.com/military.

As always, thank you for your service and for allowing Fifth Third Bank to serve you.




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