Provided by Jack Fallis, DCUC Board of Directors Chair and President, PNW & International Markets, Global CU
2024 holds great promise! Last year, defense credit unions expertly navigated through economic shifts, geopolitical tensions, and cybersecurity threats. DCUC continues to stand firm with our members as we adapt to the changing credit union industry landscape.
The merger of CUNA and NAFCU has welcomed a stronger credit union vision both within the industry and for DCUC as we press into 2024. Your Defense Council has seized the opportunity to embrace these changes and is strengthening its focus on all things Military and Veteran.
As we adapt and innovate, new solutions and strategic investments are paving the way for a prosperous 2024. With your unwavering support and our collective efforts, there is no doubt that defense credit unions will continue to lead the pack and achieve extraordinary results for the men and women defending our great nation.
The U.S. military faces a complex array of challenges as it looks to ensure military readiness with a focus on modernizing defense capabilities. Credit unions must ensure they provide the world-class tools necessary to ensure financial readiness in support of the men and women in uniform so that they can focus on the mission at hand. Please consider downloading the Armed Forces Financial Guide from the DCUC website. This useful reference will assist service members and their families with money management and financial planning. If you need assistance with an on-base incursion from an unscrupulous player, base operating agreement language, or facility lease guidance, please do not hesitate to reach out to us! DCUC stands ready to help.
We hope to have you join us at our Defense Matters Sunday, March 3, in Washington D.C. During this year’s morning advocacy session, you’ll hear from DCUC President/CEO Tony Hernandez, DCUC Strategic Partner John McKechnie, and former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer as they discuss the latest news coming out of Washington and the Pentagon.
Thank you for your continued impassioned advocacy for our defense community; your involvement makes a tremendous impact. DCUC is proud to champion the interests of America’s credit unions serving our military and veteran communities, and we could not do this without your steadfast support, your world-class products and services, and your dedication to providing the best for our servicemembers past and present.
Here’s to another great year of Serving Those Who Serve Our Country!