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DCUC Insights
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...
Thursday, June 18, 2020
DC Deck Reshuffled. What’s Next? »
by John McKechnie, Senior Partner, Total Spectrum To say that the COVID-19 pandemic, and the nearly two-mon...

DCUC in the News
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...
Monday, June 22, 2020
NDAA language would treat Wells Fargo same as defense CUs (CUNA News, June 22, 2020) »
CUNA and other credit union organizations wrote to Senate leadership today in  opposition to a provision  i...
Sunday, June 14, 2020
DCUC, CUNA, NAFCU Send Joint Letter to Hill on Leases on Military Bases (CUToday, June 14, 2020) »
WASHINGTON—During markup last week of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2021, a Senate summary...

DCUC Press Releases
Friday, June 19, 2020
DCUC Supports Center of Excellence For Emerging Technology »
WASHINGTON, DC (JUNE 19, 2020)   — The Defense Credit Union Council is proud to announce its support of Filene...
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
DCUC Annual Conference Canceled »
WASHINGTON, DC (June 3, 2020)  — After careful consideration, DCUC has made the difficult decision to cancel this...
Thursday, May 7, 2020
DCUC Works With NCUA to Add Military Members to LICU Designation »
WASHINGTON, DC (May 7, 2020)  — DCUC is excited to share that in a press release earlier today, NCUA announced a...
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Defense Credit Unions Respond to COVID-19 »
WASHINGTON, DC (March 26, 2020)   — As the Nation ramps up its response to the COVID-19 health and economic cris...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
DCUC Launches “Why We Do What We Do” Video »
WASHINGTON, DC (March 17, 2020)   — The  Defense Credit Union Council (DCUC)  was created in 196...

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, July 9, 2020
Global Credit Union partners with 2nd Harvest to aid in the solution to hunger by hosting a virtual »
SPOKANE, WA (June 30, 2020) – Throughout the months of April through June, Global encouraged members and employees to...
Thursday, July 9, 2020
VyStar Credit Union Hires Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion »
Jacksonville, Florida — VyStar Credit Union today announced the hiring of Allie L. Braswell Jr. as Vice President of Di...
Thursday, July 9, 2020
R.I.A. Federal Credit Union Raises Over $5,000 for AHA Heart Walk »
Although we were not able to assemble in person for the AHA Heart Walk this year, R.I.A. Federal Credit union showed its s...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Travis Credit Union Launches Free Financial Education Webinar Series »
Vacaville, CA – Travis Credit Union has launched a new webinar series, focused on the financial wellness pillars o...
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Tower Federal Credit Union Named One of America’s Best-in-State Credit Unions by Forbes Magazine »
Tower FCU is one of only five Maryland credit unions included in the list honoring the top 3.5% of credit unions nationwid...

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