Advocacy takes priority at Defense Matters

WASHINGTON, DC (March 3, 2020) — The Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) hosted its 2020 Defense Matters in Washington, DC., on February 23, 2020, prior to the start of CUNA’s GAC. This year’s meeting focused on Advocacy Priorities that affect our servicemembers and ...

Defense Credit Unions speak military

WASHINGTON, DC (February 24, 2020) — The Defense Credit Union Council in coordination with the United States Military Academy and Lightbulb Press produced a 160-page Armed Forces Financial Guide. This guide contains vital financial information that coincides with each stage of the military life cycle. ...

Military realities in the age of technology & insecurity

WASHINGTON, DC (February 13, 2020) — Anthony Hernandez, President and CEO of DCUC, moderated a Technology & Veteran Insecurity panel at the Filene Research Event in Irvine, CA, on January 28, 2020. The panelist discussed economic insecurity, technology and privacy concerns, physical safety and identity ...

DCUC is committed to supporting military and veterans

WASHINGTON, DC (October 9, 2019) — The Defense Community Leadership Academy (DCLA) is an immersive two-day learning and networking event to develop leaders and equip them with the latest tools and strategies for growing capacity to support military families at the local level. DCUC is ...

DCUC inducts three to Hall of Honor

WASHINGTON, DC (September 4, 2019) — On August 20, DCUC’s 56th Annual Conference attendees joined together to celebrate the induction of three special individuals to the DCUC Hall of Honor. Bobby Alexander, Chairman of the board, Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, was selected for ...

2018 Department of Defense distinguished credit unions of the year

WASHINGTON, DC (August 20, 2019) — Five Defense Credit Unions were recognized with Distinguished Service Awards by their respective branches of the armed services during the Defense Credit Union Council’s 56th Annual Conference on August 19, 2019. The Department of the Army awarded Navy ...

DCUC supports wounded warriors

WASHINGTON, DC (July 1, 2019) — The Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) proudly supports the warriors and their families at the 2019 DoD Warrior Games held this year in Tampa, FL. The Department of Defense Warrior Games and Family program ensures loved ones can be ...

DCUC supports overseas defense credit unions

WASHINGTON, DC (May 28, 2019) — The Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) recently concluded its 2019 Overseas Sub- Council Conference in Lisbon, Portugal, which provided education, advocacy, and professional networking for overseas Defense Credit Unions to better serve our servicemembers and their families stationed abroad. ...

DCUC emphasizes importance of financial self-advocacy

WASHINGTON, DC (April 23, 2019) — The financial well being of our military community is a significant readiness issue. This is why it is important for our Defense Credit Unions to provide financial literacy education year around not just during April for National Financial Literacy ...

DCUC supports bill to exempt loans to veterans

WASHINGTON, DC (April 12, 2019) — The Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) commends Representatives Gonzalez (D-Texas), Cook (R-Calif.), Young (R-Ark.) and Gabbard (D, Hawaii) for introducing a bill to amend the Federal Credit Union Act to exclude extensions of credit made to veterans from the ...

DCUC 10 Mile Freedom Run in Kuwait

WASHINGTON, DC (April 11, 2019) — The Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) proudly sponsored the DCUC Kuwait 10 Mile Freedom Run/Walk hosted at Camp Arifjan and Camp Buehring. The race brings all forces together from Sailors, Marines, Airmen, and soldiers but also includes international ...

DCUC announces four winners of 2019 George E. Myers Scholarship

WASHINGTON, DC (March 15, 2019) — The Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) announced the winners of the George E. Myers Scholarship for 2019 at this year’s Defense Matters Forum. Recipients of the $3500 scholarship were Susan Clarke, Air Force FCU; Linda Crane, Global CU; ...