DCUC gets involved in Virtual GAC

WASHINGTON, DC (March 1, 2021) — Following a successful Defense Matters broadcast on Thursday, February 25, DCUC is looking forward to CUNA’s GAC. The GAC is always an exciting time to be in DC, and with the event going virtual, DCUC is proud to ...

DCUC awards $14,000 in scholarships

WASHINGTON, DC (February 26, 2021) — DCUC announced the recipients of the 2021 GEM Scholarship during their Defense Matters Webinar: April Bitler, Kirtland FCU; Levi Brunmaier, Sentinel FCU; Ashleigh Sanford, Cedar Point FCU; and Amy Shuey, America’s CU. Each of the winners will receive ...

DCUC broadcasts Defense Matters Forum 2021

WASHINGTON, DC (February 25, 2021) — For the first time ever, DCUC broadcast their Defense Matters Forum from Big Whig Media studios in Downtown, DC. This year’s format change was in conjunction with CUNA’s shift to a virtual GAC and led to a ...

A day to honor, a day to serve

WASHINGTON, DC (January 14, 2021) — On Monday, we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day. Not only is it a Federal holiday, it is a National Day of Service, where we are called on to both reflect on King’s legacy and to honor it ...

DCUC celebrates NDAA advocacy win

WASHINGTON, DC (January 1, 2021) — DCUC is pleased to share that the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was passed into law without language that could be harmful to credit unions. “DCUC has been fighting to protect defense credit unions from harmful language in ...

DCUC donates to credit union organizations

WASHINGTON, DC (December 28, 2020) — To close out the year, DCUC has donated to four credit union organizations: America’s Credit Union Museum, the Cooperative Trust, the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF), and the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU). “DCUC recognizes the impact ...

NDAA moves forward without harmful credit union language

WASHINGTON, DC (December 14, 2020) — DCUC is pleased to share that the Senate has passed the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with an overwhelming majority. This follows the NDAA’s passing in the House on Tuesday, December 8. The final version of 2021 ...

DCUC’s 2021 Defense Matters goes digital

WASHINGTON, DC (October 9, 2020) — DCUC is pleased to announce that their winter advocacy update, Defense Matters, will be a webinar in 2021. After a year of challenges and changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DCUC hosted their Annual Conference online to overwhelmingly positive ...

“Why We Do What We Do”

WASHINGTON, DC (September 14, 2020) — DCUC and the Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN) teamed up this summer to celebrate AFFN’s 35th Anniversary by offering DCUC members the opportunity to co-brand a special “Why We Do What We Do” video. The video captures what ...

DCUC Hall of Honor

WASHINGTON, DC (August 24, 2020) — The Defense Credit Union Council’s Hall of Honor was established in 2000 as a means of recognizing those individuals whose exceptional contributions over the years have made a significant difference to DCUC and the defense credit union community. ...

DCUC Virtual Annual Conference: “Together in Spirit” Fundraiser

WASHINGTON, DC (August 13, 2020) — DCUC is proud to announce that its “Together in Spirit” Fundraiser, held during its virtual annual conference, was a huge success. Though attendees couldn’t be together this year, it did nothing to slow the spirit of giving. For ...

DCUC Virtual Annual Conference: Board Reorganization

WASHINGTON, DC (August 13, 2020) — On Wednesday, the Defense Credit Union Council Board of Directors met for their quarterly board meeting and annual reorganizational meeting. During the reorganizational meeting Michael Kloiber (Tinker FCU) was reaffirmed as DCUC’s Chairman. Bill Birnie (Frontwave CU) was ...

DCUC Virtual Annual Conference: Together in Spirit Day Two

WASHINGTON, DC (August 12, 2020) — The second day of DCUC’s virtual annual conference began with the Council’s Annual Business Meeting. During the video conference, DCUC Chairman Michael Kloiber, President/CEO of Tinker FCU, shared some of DCUC’s major accomplishments since last ...

DCUC kicks off virtual annual conference: Together in Spirit

WASHINGTON, DC (August 11, 2020) — DCUC started its virtual conference week with its quarterly Military Advocacy Update from DCUC President/CEO Tony Hernandez. Hernandez updated Military Advocacy Committee members and other attendees on the latest issues affecting credit unions who serve the U.S. ...