Maj. Gen. Malavet signs Military Saves Proclamation aboard Camp Foster
CAMP FOSTER, OKINAWA, Japan – From left to right, Sgt. Maj. Peter Siaw, Maj. Gen. Joaquin F. Malavet, Tara Gould, and Joseph Cassidy pose Jan. 24 after the signing of the Military Saves Proclamation aboard Camp Foster, Okinawa, Japan. Although traditionally a week-long event, Marine Corps Community Services financial advisors extend Military Saves in an effort to stress the importance of saving money and managing finances. Malavet stated that financial stability is a crucial aspect of taking care of Marines and their families. To learn more about saving and investing visit www.militarysaves.org. Siaw is the sergeant major of Marine Corps Installations Pacific and Marine Corps Base Camp Butler. Malavet is the commanding general of MCIPAC and MCB Camp Butler. Gould is a Personal Financial Management specialist for MCCS. Cassidy is the Marine and Family Programs resource manager for MCCS.