On Saturday February 18, NAS JRB CU attended Deployment Readiness Training on the NAS JRB New Orleans installation. This event was held to provide training and resources to sailors and their families that are preparing for an upcoming deployment.
On January 16, New Orleans Firemen's FCU (NOFFCU) hosted a Life Simulation training event for their entire staff in order to help their employees better understand potential situations their members may find themselves in.
On February 7, a tornado touched down in New Orleans East, damaging property and injuring several residents. The tornado was the strongest on record for Orleans Parish, and city officials report that the tornado severely damaged 300 structures including homes, schools and business. Xplore FCU partnered with Schaumburg Elementary School; and in one business day, they collected: 150 Backpacks, 100 Notebooks, 100 Packs of Crayons, 40 packs of Pencils, 4 Printers & 5 Monitors.