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First Command is a Proud Sponsor of the 40th Marine Corps Marathon

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FORT WORTH, Texas — First Command Financial Services, Inc., is sponsoring the 40th Marine Corps Marathon (MCM), continuing the company's proud history of supporting "The People's Marathon."

The 2015 Marine Corps Marathon boasts an entire weekend of events October 23–25. They include:

  • Health & Fitness Expo and Runners Conference
  • MCM Pep Rally
  • Runners Brunch and Carb Dinner
  • MCM 10k and Kids Run
  • Marine Corps Marathon
  • MCM Finish Festival

First Command is the sponsor of the MCM Pep Rally on Oct. 23 and will have a booth in the Health and Fitness Expo.

"We consider it a great honor to be affiliated with 'The People's Marathon,' and we look forward to joining the tens of thousands of our nation's capital," said Scott Spiker, CEO of First Command. "We view our ongoing support of this event as a clear demonstration of the connection we feel with all of the armed forces."

First Command's relationship with the MCM began in 1998 when more than 170 First Command employees and their families volunteered to assist nearly 15,000 runners.

About First Command

First Command Financial Services and its subsidiaries, including First Command Bank and First Command Financial Planning, assist American families in their efforts to build wealth, reduce debt and pursue their lifetime financial goals and dreams—focusing on consumer behavior as the first and most powerful determinant of results. Through knowledgeable advice and coaching of the financial behaviors conducive to success, First Command Financial Advisors have built trustworthy, lasting relationships with hundreds of thousands of client families since 1958.


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