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DCUC Insights
Friday, July 24, 2020
DCUC Needs Your Help Pushing Back on NDAA Language »
 by Tony Hernandez, President and CEO, DCUC DCUC continues our steadfast efforts in protecting credit uni...
Friday, July 10, 2020
DCUC is going virtual to support this year’s annual conference charity »
  Virtual is “in.” With most in-person conference and fundraising events cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions,...
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
FREE Co-Branding of Defense Credit Union Difference Video for DCUC Members »
We are pleased to offer you a copy of DCUC's newest video, Why We Do What We Do , co-branded with your credit union's log...
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
31 Defense Credit Unions Named in Forbes Best-In-State Credit Union List »
by Brittany Boccher, DCUC Special Projects Coordinator Forbes recently released their 2020 Best-In-S...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
DCUC Leads Joint Effort on NDAA »
Yesterday the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) released its markup summaries. DCUC paid close attention to the H...

DCUC in the News
Monday, July 20, 2020
DCUC Says Amendment on Indirect Lending to Servicemembers is ‘Troubling’ (CUToday, July 19, 2020) »
WASHINGTON—The Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) says an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) coul...
Friday, July 17, 2020
Banks contradict themselves in NCUA argument (CUInsight, July 16, 2020) »
by  Anthony Hernandez ,  DCUC President & CEO Photo credit: Sergii Figurnyi - “ Re...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
NAFCU continues fight for military CUs in NDAA (NAFCU Today, June 23, 2020) »
NAFCU, along with the Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC) and CUNA, again voiced opposition against the inclusion of a pro...
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Rent-Free Debate is Back Again for Credit Unions (CU Times, June 23, 2020) »
Language included in the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act allows banks, like CUs, to exist rent-free on military ba...
Monday, June 22, 2020
Trades Send Joint Letter To Senate On NDAA (CUToday, June 22, 2020) »
WASHINGTON—As the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2021 moves toward a full Senate vote, the Defe...

DCUC Press Releases
Monday, September 14, 2020
Why We Do What We Do »
WASHINGTON, DC (September 14, 2020) – DCUC and the Armed Forces Financial Network (AFFN) teamed up this summer to celebrat...
Monday, August 24, 2020
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...
Friday, August 14, 2020
DCUC Virtual Annual Conference: Military Saves Designation of Savings Excellence »
WASHINGTON, DC (August 14, 2020) – DCUC was pleased to host Angela Caban and Lila Quintiliani from Military Saves as they...
Thursday, August 13, 2020
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 vir...
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
DCUC Virtual Annual Conference: Board Reorganization »
WASHINGTON, DC (August 12, 2020) – On Wednesday, the Defense Credit Union Council Board of Directors met for their quarter...

Regulatory News
Thursday, May 28, 2020
NCUA Releases Guidance on Low-Income Designations: Qualification of Military Personnel »
The NCUA has just released its guidance on Low-Income Designation and the inclusion of all military personnel....
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Lending Operations Update »
To ensure access to the PPP loan program for the smallest lenders and their small business customers, starting at 4 p.m. t...
Friday, April 24, 2020
Regulation D Change by Federal Reserve »
The Federal Reserve Board on Friday announced an interim final rule to amend Regulation D (Reserve Requirements of Depos...
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Temporary Relief on MBL Cap and AML Manual Updates »
The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council ( FFIEC ) today released several updates to the Bank Secrecy Act/...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
NCUA Chairman, Rodney Hood, testifies on Capitol Hill »
NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood provided two days of testimony on Capitol Hill. He did very well. Here are some high-level...

Congressional Updates
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
New House Bill on Mortgage Forbearances »
H.R. 6632 , the Save Our Homes Act, was introduced yesterday by Rep. Darren Soto (D-FL). This bill would supplement se...
Friday, April 17, 2020
Congress working on legislation to temporarily remove the Member Business Lending Caps »
DCUC was an early supporter for removing the arbitrary cap on member business lending. As a result, Congress is now work...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Veteran Business Lending Exemption is Introduced in 116th Congress »
DCUC commends Representatives Gonzalez, Cook, Young and Gabbard for introducing a bill to amend the Federal Credit Union...
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
NCUA nominees approved by Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs »
Rodney Hood and Todd Harper just were voted unanimously out of Senate Banking (voice vote). Their nominations now m...
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Senate Banking Committee confirmation hearing on nominations of Hood and Harper to the NCUA Board »
Today the Senate Banking Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nominations of Rodney Hood and Todd Harper to the NC...

DOD News
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Reopening Guidance for Military Installations »
The Pentagon issued guidance to commanders on changing local Force Health Protection Condition (HPCON) levels so they can...
Thursday, March 26, 2020
DoD’s New Pay Authority > Hardship Duty Pay – Restriction of Movement »
Yesterday, the Secretary of Defense issued a “Restriction of Movement” order for all servicemember for the next 60 days. I...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Pentagon buries evidence of $125 billion in bureaucratic waste »
Pentagon buries evidence of $125 billion in bureaucratic waste (Washington Post) The Pentagon has buried an i...
Monday, December 5, 2016
House passes defense bill »
House passes defense bill The House on Friday voted 375 to 34 to pass the fiscal year 2017 National Defense Authoriz...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Over Obama's objection, Congress agrees on a bigger military pay raise, more troops »
Over Obama's objection, Congress agrees on a bigger military pay raise, more troops (Military Times) Military...

Member Credit Union News
Thursday, September 24, 2020
1st Advantage earns Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Certification for its commitment to hiring militar »
(YORKTOWN, VA) – The Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Veterans Services (DVS) has awarded 1st Advantage Federal Cr...
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Security Service Charitable Foundation Donates $2,500 to Golfers Fore Others »
(SAN ANTONIO, TX – September 24 , 2020) –– The Security Service Charitable Foundation is helping Golfers Fore Others r...
Thursday, September 24, 2020
Tower’s VP of Information Security Joins Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. (CAMI) Advisory »
Phil Mellinger brings over 40 years of experience to CAMI, Maryland’s only organization dedicated 100% to the growth of th...
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Scott CU Marks Opening of Lebanon Branch with Ribbon Cutting »
Newest Illinois Location is located at 101 E Schuetz Street  ...
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Security Service Charitable Foundation Donates $2,500 to the Children's Center »
(SAN ANTONIO, TX – September 22 , 2020) –– The Security Service Charitable Foundation is helping The Children’s Shelte...

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