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Veterans Benefit Banking Program

For over 68 years, FirstLight Federal Credit Union has been serving military and community members at Fort Bliss, and in El Paso and Dona Ana Counties. We are honored to invite veterans to apply for membership.

As your local trusted financial partner, we believe in community support and financial inclusivity. That's why we are proud to fully support the Veterans Benefits Banking Program (VBBP) and its noble mission to offer low-to-no-cost accounts to our veterans and their families. In addition, we partner with many national organizations such as the USO, the Defense Credit Union Council and AFFN to ensure support to active duty and retired military members.

By choosing FirstLight, you will gain access to a wide range of financial services. Opening an account is simple, secure, and convenient and you can get started with as little as a $5.00 deposit. We offer the convenience of electronic statements or the ability to receive a paper statement for a monthly fee of $2.00*.

Here's what you need to join:

State issued ID or Passport

Social Security Number

$5 minimum deposit

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Membership eligibility requirements apply. Federally insured by NCUA
*Paper statement fee subject to change. Visit for a full fee schedule.