NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Command Financial Services, Inc. today announced an affinity partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association (CPOA), a nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance and timely access. The information and insight is designed to meet the unique financial needs of America’s career military.
As the new title sponsor of the annual CPOA conference, First Command is contributing to this year’s four-day event with a donation to the CPOA Scholarship Fund. The company is also hosting a training session on recent changes to the austerity plan and the Coast Guard’s upcoming salary increase in January 2023 – the biggest in two decades. The CPOA’s 53rd Annual Meeting will be held August 7-11 at The Inn at Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee.
First Command President/CEO Mark Steff said, “Through our new partnership with the US Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association, we reaffirm our 64-year commitment to serving the needs of American career service members and their families. We do.” “We look forward to supporting CPOA members through meaningful programs and offerings that support sound financial management practices and the effective pursuit of long-term financial security.”
Following the conference, First Command’s partnership with the CPOA will continue with the regular distribution of timely information and financial planning insights in the CPOA’s monthly newsletter and quarterly magazine.
John Ostrovsky, National President of the CPOA, said: “We are very pleased to be partnering with First Command. The Chief Petty Officers Association has served our chartered members for more than 50 years. We are committed to improving First Command’s financial management programs. We look forward to using the funds for the financial well-being of our members. We look forward to the announcement during the 53rd Annual Meeting in Nashville this August.”
About the United States Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association
In 1933 Chief Petty Officers organized themselves into an association that informed Coast Guard Headquarters of their problems and concerns. They organized “to promote loyalty, integrity and a better understanding and camaraderie of service and to advance the best interests of enlisted Coast Guard personnel”. To learn more about CPOA, visit www.uscgcpoa.org.
About the first command
First Command Financial Services and its subsidiaries, including First Command Brokerage Services, First Command Advisory Services and First Command Bank, educate our nation’s military families in their quest for financial security. Since 1958, First Command Financial Advisors has been shaping positive financial behavior through personal coaching with hundreds of thousands of client families.
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