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Tuesday, September 24, 2019
NAFCU, DCUC keep NDAA in front of lawmakers (NAFCU Today, September 24, 2019) »
NAFCU President and CEO Dan Berger, in collaboration with Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) President and CEO Anthony He...
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Bill Would Help More Servicemembers Receive MBLs (September 3, 2019) »
WASHINGTON—Military members need help transitioning from active duty to civilian life, and one piece of legislation curren...
Thursday, August 15, 2019
NAFCU, DCUC team up to oppose NDAA lease provision (NAFCU Today, August 15, 2019) »
NAFCU and the Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC)  shared with lawmakers  credit unions' concerns about requirin...
Thursday, August 15, 2019
NAFCU, DCUC Continue to Press Congress on Giving Banks Access to Bases (CUToday, August 15, 2019) »
WASHINGTON—NAFCU and the Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) said they continue to press Congress on a potential law chang...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Council Getting 'Back To Its Roots' (CUToday, August 13, 2019) »
WASHINGTON—To drive greater focus on the needs of the military community in Washington, the Defense Credit Union Council h...
Friday, July 12, 2019
House passes NDAA w/out CUNA-opposed exemption expansion (CUNA News, July 12, 2019) »
The House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2020 Thursday without any language expandin...
Friday, June 28, 2019
Senate Passes Bill That Gives Banks Same Free Rent Benefit as Credit Unions (CUTimes, June 28, 2019) »
The Senate on Thursday passed its version of the annual defense authorization bill—legislation that would  provide ba...
Friday, June 28, 2019
Senate Passes NDAA With Base-Access Provision Opposed by CUs (CUToday, June 28, 2019) »
WASHINGTON–The Senate has passed a huge $750-billion defense bill that includes language opposed by credit unions tha...
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Fight Over Rent-Free CU, Bank Access to Military Bases Takes New Turn (CUTimes, June 13, 2019) »
A new provision would require the Department of Defense to develop a plan to treat all FIs, banks and CUs equally. The...
Thursday, May 30, 2019
CFPB’s Kraninger digs in over halt to military lending exams (American Banker, May 27, 2019) »
Kathy Kraninger, the director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is in a standoff with Senate Democrats over the...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Defense CUs Wrap Up Overseas Sub-Council Meeting (CUToday, May 28, 2019) »
LISBON, Portugal–The Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) has concluded its 2019 Overseas Sub-Council Conference here. The...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Trade Groups Comment on Robocalls, USPS Banks, Service to Military Bases (CUToday, April 30, 2019) »
ARLINGTON, Va.–NAFCU, CUNA and the Defense Credit Union Council have all sent numerous letters to Congress this week in co...
Monday, April 22, 2019
Just do it (CU Journal, April 22, 2019) »
Just do it The Defense Credit Union Council in Washington, D.C., sponsored the DCUC Kuwait 10 Mile Freedom Run/W...
Friday, April 12, 2019
DCUC supports bill to exempt loans to veterans (CUInsight, April 12, 2019) »
Read full CUInsight article>>> WASHINGTON, DC (April 12, 2019)  — The Defense Credit Union Council (...
Thursday, April 11, 2019
New legislation would exclude loans to veterans from MBL cap (CU Journal, April 11, 2019) »
Read the Credit Union Journal Article >>> A bill introduced in the House this week could provide some relie...
Monday, March 11, 2019
Congress is failing consumers (CUJournal, March 11, 2019) »
By Anthony Hernandez At the end of February, three hearings were held in Congress regarding privacy and...
Thursday, January 31, 2019
PenFed plays up the social side of social media (CUJournal, January 31, 2019) »
Read the full CUJournal article : Some credit unions are switching up their social media game with new content aimed a...
Friday, January 18, 2019
CFPB asks for explicit MLA authority (NAFCU Today, January 18, 2019) »
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Director Kathy Kraninger has sent draft legislation to Congress that would  g...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Defense Council Announces New Military Advocacy Committee (CUToday, December 11, 2018) »
WASHINGTON—The Defense Credit Union Council has announced a new Military Advocacy Committee that it said will help shape a...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
DCUC advocates for Defense Credit Unions (CUInsight, December 10, 2018) »
WASHINGTON, DC (December 10, 2018)  — The Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) has had an exceptional week! On Monday,...
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Defense Council Partnering With Military Spouse Advocacy Network (CUToday, December 6, 2018) »
WASHINGTON–The Defense Credit Union Council said it is partnering with the Military Spouse Advocacy Network (MSAN) to crea...
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Defense Credit Union Council to help mentor military spouses (CU Journal, December 5, 2018) »
The Defense Credit Union Council has partnered with the Military Spouse Advocacy Network to create awareness around the im...
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Expanding his ability to serve veterans (The Hill, December, 4, 2018) »
Anthony Hernandez held multiple finance-related positions during his time in the Air Force, eventually becoming known as “...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
DCUC Proud to Support Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia (NOVA) »
Tony Hernandez, DCUC President and CEO, joined Dan Berger, NAFCU President and CEO in today's construction along with CEOs...
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Defending On-Base Branches to Defense Dept. »
  By Ray Birch WASHINGTON—Is mobile banking challenging the future of some credit union branches on milit...
Thursday, October 18, 2018
DCUC is committed to military spouse and veteran employment (CUInsight, October 12, 2018) »
WASHINGTON, DC (October 12, 2018)  — The Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) recognizes the importance of supporting...
Thursday, October 18, 2018
DCUC Backing Campaign To Hire More Military Spouses (CUToday, October 14, 2018) »
WASHINGTON—The Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) said it is supporting a campaign launched by Karen Pence, wife of Vice...
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Pentagon, other baffled by CFPB plan to cease military lending exams (American Banker, Oct 11, 2018) »
"The Department [of Defense] believes that the full spectrum of tools, including supervisory examinations, contribute to e...
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Defense Council Delegation Meets With Polish Trade Group (CUToday, September 16, 2018) »
WARSAW, Poland–Representatives of the Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) met there with Poland’s National Association of...
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Military Departments select 2017 Credit Unions of the Year (CUInsight, Aug 23, 2018) »
WASHINGTON, DC (August 23, 2018)  — Five Defense Credit Unions were recognized with Distinguished Service Awards &nbs...
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Navy FCU Earns “Credit Union of the Year” for the 12th Consecutive Year (BusinessWire, Aug 17, 2018) »
VIENNA, Va.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Navy Federal Credit Union’s  branch located on Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, A...
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
3 People Inducted Into Defense Council’s Hall Of Honor (CUToday, Aug 20, 2018) »
WILLIAMSBURG, Va.–During its 55 th  Annual Conference here, the Defense Credit Union Council inducted three people in...
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Credit union board member earns national recognition (The News-Enterprise, Aug 18, 2018) »
Fort Knox Federal Credit Union’s Board of Directors Vice Chairwoman Reba Watson was inducted into the Defense Credit Union...
Friday, August 17, 2018
Navy Federal Earns “Credit Union of the Year” for the 12th Consecutive Year (OAOnline, Aug 17, 2018) »
VIENNA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 17, 2018-- Navy Federal Credit Union’s  branch located on Camp Lemonnier in Djibout...
Friday, August 17, 2018
Hanscom FCU’s Paul Marotta inducted into the DCUC Hall of Honor (CUInsight, Aug 17, 2018) »
HANSCOM AFB, MA (August 17, 2018)  — Paul Marotta, Hanscom Federal Credit Union’s Chairman of the Board, was inducted...

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