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First Command Educational Foundation (FCEF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity dedicated to improving financial readiness through education and scholarship opportunities. FCEF has been providing its services since 1983.

FCEF’s primary focus is on programs and resources for America’s military servicemembers and civilian federal employees, and their families. Our services also extend to schools and community organizations who share the values and aspirations of our core constituents.

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Military Saves Week is February 26 through March 3.  We encourage all military members to learn more about financial readiness, and work to improve their financial situation.  More information is available at the Military Saves Week Resources website.






Dallas Lower Memorial Endowment Scholarship Recipients for 2017

Congratulations to First Command Financial Services Advisor Christina Rodriguez of the Richmond Hill, Ga. “Legacy” District, and to First Command Financial Services Office Manager Kristen Long of the Odenton, Md. “Renaissance” District, recipients of the 2017 Dallas Lower award. To learn more about this scholarship please visit our Dallas T. Lower Memorial Endowment/Award page.


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Save the Date!!!!

The 11th Annual “Chip-in” for Education Golf Classic will take place Friday, October 5, 2018, at The Golf Club Fossil Creek!

Stay tuned for more announcements for this year’s golf tournament!


Military Families Fall Behind In Financial Readiness Test

First Command Financial Service’s research findings on the financial readiness of career military families are featured in a national news story by Financial Advisor Magazine. Titled “Military Families Fall Behind In Financial Readiness Test,” the article features results of the sixth annual financial readiness test and survey recently conducted through the First Command Financial Behaviors Index® and in partnership with First Command Educational Foundation. This story emphasizes the importance of financial knowledge and understanding as military families prepare for the Blended Retirement System. The article is available here.


FCEF Event Calendar

Click here to view the FCEF Event Calendar.  This calendar includes financial readiness presentations being conducted nationwide, official staff visits, board of directors meetings, fundraising events, and other scheduled items. For more information about our financial presentations, or to schedule a presentation in your area, please contact FCEF at or 817-569-2940.

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