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United We Stand

June 3, 2020 – This is a time for unity, not fear. This is a time for peace, not violence. This is a time for love, not hate. Our country will emerge from this even stronger and our journey will continue. No matter what our disagreements may be, we are first and foremost Americans, and as Americans, UNITED WE STAND!

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Press Releases

AFBA and 5Star Life Insurance Name Kimo Wong Chief Distribution Officer
Wong to consolidate the enterprise distribution

June 22, 2020 – The Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA) and the 5Star Life Insurance Company boards of directors have named Michael K. “Kimo” Wong as Chief Distribution Officer effective immediately, consolidating the sales organizations for both entities.

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AFBA and 5Star Life Insurance Name General Larry O. Spencer, USAF (Ret.) as President of 5Star Life Insurance Company
General Spencer to hold dual presidency of AFBA and 5Star Life

June 2, 2020 – The Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA) and the 5Star Life Insurance Company Boards of Directors have named General Larry O. Spencer, USAF (Ret.), as President of 5Star Life effective June 1, 2020.

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AFBA and 5Star Life Announce the Appointment of General Craig R. McKinley, USAF (Ret.) to 5Star Life Board

December 5, 2019 — The Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA) and its affiliate, 5Star Life Insurance Company, announced today the appointment of Gen. Craig R. McKinley, USAF (Ret.) to the 5Star Life board of directors, effective December 1, 2019.

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AFBA and 5Star Life Insurance Co. Name Birye Abebe as Chief Information Officer

December 3, 2019 — The Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA) and its affiliate, 5Star Life Insurance Company, announced today the promotion of Birye Abebe to Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, effective January 1, 2020.

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5Star Life Insurance Co. President Mark Singleton Named Chair of the Life Insurers Council

March 18, 2019 — 5Star Life Insurance Company announced today that Mark Singleton, President and Chief Executive Officer of 5Star Life, was named Chair of the Life Insurers Council (LIC) at its annual meeting in February in Destin, Florida.

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5Star Life Insurance Co. Appoints Joseph Fox to its Board

March 4, 2019 — The 5Star Life Insurance Company announced today that Joseph Fox has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Fox’s background in the first responder market aligns with strategic growth plans.

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AFBA and 5Star Life Insurance Co. Hire John N. Haramalis as Associate General Counsel

November 1, 2018 — The Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA) and its affiliate, 5Star Life Insurance Company, announced today the hiring of John N. Haramalis as Associate General Counsel joining the team that handles all legal and compliance matters for the enterprise.

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5Star Life Insurance Company Congratulates CSM A. Frank Lever, USA (Ret.)

March 29, 2018 — 5Star Life Insurance Company (5Star Life) is pleased to congratulate Command Sergeant Major A. Frank Lever, USA (Ret.), member of the 5Star Life Insurance Company Board of Directors, who recently received the highest honor the National Guard Association of South Carolina can bestow upon a member – The President’s Award.

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5Star Life Insurance Co. Announces Redomestication to Nebraska

January 3, 2018 — In December, the former Louisiana-domiciled insurance company completed its year-long effort to redomesticate to Nebraska where 5Star Life already has a significant operations center.

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Randy Horn Appointed to 5Star Life Board of Directors

December 26, 2017 — Horn has enjoyed a highly successful career in the financial services industry, with extensive leadership experience in the worksite market, which is a strategic focus for 5Star Life.

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AFBA / 5Star announce new affiliation with the National Guard Association of South Carolina

May 1, 2017 — New partnership supports South Carolina’s State Sponsored Life Insurance program.

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AFBA / 5Star announce executive changes

January 19, 2016 — Executive team appointment announced at headquarters.

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AFBA and 5Star Life Insurance Company announce consolidation with The Shuey Agency

September 1, 2015 — Strategic consolidation to enhance State Sponsored Life Insurance (SSLI) Provided to National Guard Soldiers and Airmen through Guard State Associations

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AFBA and 5Star Life Insurance Company hires Sal Campanile as new Vice President of Sales for Worksite and Group Channel

May 5, 2015 — Critical role for insurer as it tackles growth in strategic market

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Infographics

Do you need life insurance?

Learn how to protect the people and things you love, find out why life insurance is important, and see how compared to a few of life’s luxuries, life insurance is more affordable than you think.

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Are you ready for the unexpected?

What is the impact of an illness or injury that keeps you from earning a paycheck? Most people never think an ACCIDENT can keep them out of work, and some aren’t prepared financially if something happens. So why don’t more consumers have accident insurance? It’s more affordable and easier than you think.

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The true cost of living longer.

Thanks to advances in medicine, people are living longer and recovering from once life ending illnesses. Find out the keys to longevity and potential financial impacts.

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Are you covered when you go to the hospital?

Not all health plans are created equal. Find out what your plan may be missing.

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