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 forces such as Brits, Aussies, French, and Canadians and is ran in conjunction with the Cherry Blossom races in Germany, Washington, DC, and Sacramento, CA.

The Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR) reported an outstanding turnout to the event and looks forward to continue the partnership with DCUC for years to come and allow the sponsoring of our troops abroad.

MWR reported 323 participants at Camp Arifjan and more than 400 participants at Camp Buehring had the opportunity to take part in this special event and earn the sponsor-provided souvenir t-shirts.

DCUC 10-Mile Top Three Runners Camp Arifjan

  • The winners in the men’s Category: MAJ. Spencer, Jeume (1:11:28), MAJ. Daniel, Casey (1:12:02), and SSG. Graham, Allen (1:12:37)
  • The winners in the women’s category: BG. Duncan, Ana (1:15:51), Perez, Noeleene (1:19:52), and CPT. De La Cruz, Heather (1:25:57).

DCUC 10-Mile Top Three Runners Camp Buehring

  • The winners in the men’s category were CPT. Mitchel, Lopacki (1:02:49), 1LT. Best, Mark (1:06:44), and PFC. Alfaro, Alex (1:11:08).
  • The winners in the women’s category were 1LT. Scully, Sarah (1:15:08), CPT. Chalut, Carissa (1:16:46), and 2LT. Depriest, Shelby (1:20:21).

About Defense Credit Union Council

The Defense Credit Union Council is a trade association representing the interests of federal and state-chartered credit unions serving our military around the globe. By maintaining a close and constant liaison with the Pentagon, the Council supports its member credit unions and the Department of Defense (DOD) in coordinating policy, procedures, and legislation impacting morale and welfare, financial readiness, and the delivery of quality financial products and services to DOD personnel and their families. Organized in 1963, the Council’s membership is comprised of 180 credit unions with over 25 million members. If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Charlotte Randall at


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