U.S. Air Force F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet U.S. Air Force F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet at Davis Monthan Air Force Base, Tucson, Ariz. (Source: Shutterstock)

The battle between bank and credit union access to military bases has flared once again, as both sides said they expect Rep. Trent Kelly (R-Miss.) to offer an amendment to the annual defense authorization bill to give banks the free rent benefit that credit unions now enjoy.

The House Armed Services Committee will begin its markup of the defense bill on Wednesday. Banking and credit union sources said at that time, they expect Kelly, a member of the committee, to introduce his amendment, although a Kelly aide did not respond to a request for comment.

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