Firstie Departure

Before leaving the Air Force Academy as freshly-minted Second Lieutenants, Class of 2024 cadets got a sendoff that offered resources that may prove helpful as the soon-to-be officers begin their careers.


The Association of Graduates hosted Firstie Departure April 25 in the Arnold Hall Ballroom to provide a variety of helpful information including details on how to stay connected to the graduate community.


Most cadets come to the Academy straight out of high school and have never had to budget their money for housing, utilities or even food. Those and many other benefits including medical care are provided to cadets while at the Academy.


During Firstie Departure, fellow graduates and professional experts including a brief from NCO’s offered life skills tips on housing, financial wellness, purchasing your first home, life-work balance and more.







Thanks to our sponsors who supported this event: 

USAA, Brad Trager-Next Move Military, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Air & Space Forces Association, The Reichert Mortgage Team, Jostens, Fighting Falcons Home Team.



Thanks to our Vendors who provided food for this event:

Crumbl Cookies, Famous Daves, Atomic Cowboy, Chick Fil A, Costa Vida and Rush Bowls


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