DCUC announces free webinar to better equip credit unions when serving our nation’s military and veterans (CUInsight, June 26, 2023)
GREENVILLE, SC (June 26, 2023) — The Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) is proud to announce a free webinar designed to equip credit unions with the knowledge and strategies needed to effectively communicate with and best serve military personnel, veterans, and their families. The free webinar, “Speaking Military: Enhancing Credit Union Communication and Support for Military and Veteran Members,” is scheduled for Wednesday, July 12, 2023 at 1pm EDT, hosted by CUInsight.
View From the Board: AFFCU Levers Scholarships & Financial Ed to Help Military Families & Dependents
Ryan Ross, DCUC Board Member and AFFCU President/CEO
Air Force FCU (AFFCU) was established in 1952 by 10 air- men on JBSA-Lackland. Over the 71 years, AFFCU has grown to serve the diverse needs of over 52,000 members worldwide with a full array of financial services, seven branch locations, and the strength of more than $650 million in assets. Although military affiliation is no longer required to join AFFCU, we still have a long history of supporting our military. As a member-owned and not-for-profit organization, AFFCU is passionate about assisting the communities it serves through volunteer work, scholarships, and sponsorships.
John McKechnie, Principal, McKechnie LLC
Now that the bank collapses have subsided (for now) and Congress and the Administration have resolved the debt ceiling showdown, it appears that Congress is moving back to a more business as usual M.O. Here’s what DCUC is on top of in the Nation’s Capital:
Successful advocacy can take time, patience, help from others, and lots of goodwill. If you have ever tried to convince someone to do something for whatever purpose, this comes as no surprise. Yet, when your efforts are successful and good things come from it, it’s always worth looking back on the journey to “yes,” revisiting those key moments when such persistence made the difference.
WASHINGTON, DC - This year, DCUC’s Hall of Honor Selection Committee selected Denise Floyd, Fort Sill FCU president/CEO (Retired), Brigadier General (BG) Roger Scearce, Andrews FCU Director Emeritus, and Colonel (Col) Sam Farace, Air Force FCU (AFFCU) Board Chairman, to join the Defense Credit Union Council’s Hall of Honor. The three honorees have an impressive history of service and dedication to their military and veteran communities. They are part of a history of excellence that exemplifies the defense credit union difference.