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Monday, October 15, 2007

AFBA Funds Score Three New Distribution Platforms

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Charles Schwab, Bear Stearns and Ameriprise Financial Services have all added the Armed Forces Benefits Association 5Star Funds to their platforms. AFBA's funds will be available immediately. Back in August of this year AFBA 5Star Funds were added to the platforms of UBS Financial Services and Sun Life Retirement Services.

AFBA 5Star Investment Management Company is pleased to announce that three major national financial firms, Charles Schwab, Bear Stearns and Ameriprise Financial Services, have added the AFBA 5Star Funds to their mutual fund platforms effective immediately.

The addition of AFBA 5Star Funds on these national platforms enhances AFBA's distribution capabilities and stands testament to the quality of product offerings in the fund company's line-up. For the advisors of these financial firms, it provides their clients access to unique fund products with distinct investment processes and world-class investment management teams.

"We are delighted to be added to the platform offering of these nationally-renowned financial institutions. All three firms have an experienced advisor network and we are pleased to be a part of their product solutions," said Robert E. Morrison, Jr., President and Chief Investment Officer of the AFBA Funds. "The AFBA Funds span various asset classes and we are confident that our new sub-advisory relationships will bring additional investment expertise to our growing distribution network."

*Note- AFBA 5Star Funds will be exhibiting at the Charles Schwab IMPACT2007 Conference held in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 28 - 31, 2007. For information on the AFBA 5Star Funds visit booth number 506.

About AFBA 5Star Fund, Inc.

AFBA Investment Management Company is a related enterprise of the Armed Forces Benefit Association ("AFBA") which was established in 1947 as a non-profit voluntary benefit association. AFBA 5Star Fund, Inc. was founded in 1997. The AFBA 5Star Family of Funds offers investors, financial advisors and AFBA members a wide variety of asset classes with a disciplined investment approach. As the Advisor to the Fund, AFBA 5Star Investment Management Company is responsible for all investment related activities which include sub-advisor selection and ongoing monitoring and due diligence associated with those managers. PFPC Distributors, Inc. of King of Prussia, Pennsylvania is the Fund's distributor. For more information visit http://www.afbafunds.com/.

Investors are reminded to consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses of the AFBA 5Star Funds carefully before investing. A prospectus with this and other information about the Funds may be obtained by calling 1-800-243-9865 or by visiting http://www.afbafunds.com/. The prospectus should be read carefully before investing.

AFBA 5Star Investment Management Company 

Edited by: Erin Kello

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