Become A Financial Advisor While In Active Duty

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Consider First Command for your second career. Your Active Duty, Reserves or National Guard military experience makes you an ideal candidate.

We hire leaders.

At First Command, we value the work ethic, leadership skills and personal accountability forged in the military. Working with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hiring Our Heroes program, we continue to meet active and former servicemembers with the talent to become successful financial coaches.
Picture of Aaron Barranco, Major, USAR Advisor since 2013.

Aaron Barranco, Major, USAR Advisor since 2013

“As a First Command Advisor, I get the privilege of working with our Nation’s heroes. It gives me great pride to know that I am helping to make a difference in the lives of deserving military families and that always brings out my best.”

First Command's military transition pathway.

3-6 months prior to your military transition

  • Meet with local First Command field leader
  • Sign letter of commitment
  • Receive securities and life insurance study materials
  • Develop self-study and testing plan timeline
  • Attend coaching sessions with local First Command field leader
  • Earn your Series 6, 63 and 65 securities licenses
  • Earn your state life and health insurance license
  • Consider the DoD SkillBridge program

First 9 months with First Command

  • Enter Fast Start program and become an employee
  • Continue local training
  • Attend Fast Start Academy and VIP at the Home Office
  • Prospect and build your own client base
  • Begin receiving a base monthly compensation plus opportunities for bonuses
  • Opportunity to qualify for Annual Advisor Conference
  • Become eligible for awards and recognition

10 months and beyond with First Command

  • Transition to Independent Advisor
  • Define your own career path
  • Grow your business with the potential for increased earnings
  • Enjoy a more flexible work schedule
  • Opportunity for proven decision makers to advance to field leadership positions

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