Army veterans Jerry Peavey (left) and Steven Escobar (right)
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Army veterans Steven Escobar and Jerry Peavey never imagined their years as infantrymen would lead to work in the banking industry. After serving their country, both wanted to take their civilian lives in a new direction. Upon landing at Fifth Third Bank, Escobar and Peavey found professional opportunities that have culminated in successful careers.
Air National Guard photo illustration by Staff Sgt. Kayla Rorick
Sometime between May and July, 143 million Americans had their personal financial information exposed when Equifax — one of the nation’s top credit reporting agencies — experienced an online security breach. Experts now warn the hack, which became public on Sept. 7, could disproportionately impact active-duty service members who are especially vulnerable to identity theft.