About Soarion Credit Union

Our Story

In 1952, ten determined servicemen stationed at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX, each investing $5, joined forces to open Lackland Federal Credit Union—the foundation for what would later become Soarion Credit Union. Despite modest beginnings in a single-room office on base with part-time staff, their vision burned brightly.

Within just a year, their numbers multiplied exponentially, attracting 853 members who shared their commitment to financial empowerment. Today, Soarion Credit Union stands tall, serving nearly 55,000 members across the globe—both in and out of the military—a testament to the enduring spirit of those who dare to soar for a brighter financial future.

Our Mission

We empower members through simplified financial solutions, fostering a stronger community, and illuminating a path to brighter futures.

Lackland Air Force Base 1952


Courtesy of the United States Air Force Basic Military Training Flight Photo Archive.

Banking Bill of Rights

Soarion Credit Union members have a right to:


A judgement-free and fair banking experience.



The same level of personalized service, no matter their unique situation.


Simple financial solutions.




Choose what works best for them.




Privacy, security, and protection.


Military family on couch


Strength and Stability

For over seven decades, Soarion Credit Union (formerly AFFCU) has been a safe and stable option for our members’ banking and financial needs. The U.S. Government Agency, the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), insures deposits up to $250,000 individually and up to $250,000 for a share of joint accounts.

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Membership Eligibility

We make joining easy for military and non-military alike and offer several ways to be eligible to join Soarion Credit Union.

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Member Benefits Include

Digital Banking

We provide the latest in innovative and convenient digital services at your fingertips. Our accessible Digital Banking and 4.9 star-rated Mobile App offer all the sleek and modern features you expect, and more!

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Allpoint ATM Network

As a Member, you have access to over 55,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide as part of the Allpoint network.

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Get Paid Early

With early pay Direct Deposit, you’re eligible to receive your paycheck or federal benefits up to one day early at no charge to you! Set up Direct Deposit today.

How to Set Up Direct Deposit
Discounted Insurance

Your credit union membership could result in some nice savings for all your insurance needs, including life, health, car and home, AD&D coverage and more.

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Financial Fitness Resources

Making good financial decisions now, can pay dividends later in life. To help you develop skills for managing your financial future, we offer free resources including articles, calculators, webinars, and even the free Zogo App that rewards users for completing bite-sized financial literacy lessons.

Learn more about Financial Fitness