Military CUs Branch Into Local Communities

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Barksdale FCU, which was chartered to serve military personnel at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana, has received approval from NCUA to branch into local communities.

The $500-million credit union is now authorized to serve 400,000 residents in low-income communities in the Shreveport-Bossier City area. Also, Security Service FCU, San Antonio, originally founded around Kelly Air Force Base, was approved to serve 150,000 residents in low-income communities in Pueblo County, Colo.

Separately, NCUA also approved a request from Potlatch No. 1 FCU, Lewiston, Idaho to serve 200,000 residents in low income communities in nearby Idaho communities.

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