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First Command O Fallon

John Kafer

First Command Financial Advisor
(618) 622-1243
639 North Main St
O Fallon, Illinois, 62269
About John
John Kafer joined First Command Financial Services as a Financial Advisor in August 2012, following 25 years of service in the United States Air Force where he attained the rank of Colonel. He served as a pilot of the KC-10, C-5 and KC-135 aircrafts in multiple deployments as well as in staff positions at the Joint Forces Command, Pentagon and US Air Forces Europe.

John is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and International Affairs, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a Master of Science in Aeronautical Science and the Air Force Institute of Technology with a Master of Science degree in Logistics Management Air Mobility. He holds Series 6, 63 and 65 securities licenses plus state life, health and long-term care insurance licenses.

John advocates time-tested financial principles, including disciplined, long-term saving and investing, careful debt management, and a thoughtful insurance strategy to manage financial risk. Through a values-centered approach to financial planning and a client-first philosophy, John is committed to helping his clients plan confidently for the future and to accompanying them on their financial journey.

A member of the Knights of Columbus, Order of Daedalians and the Airlift Tanker Association, John enjoys road bike riding and spending time with his wife, family and friends.
John Focuses in:
  • Comprehensive financial planning
  • Investment strategies
  • Risk management
  • Debt management
As a mission-driven organization serving those who serve our country, nothing makes us prouder than making a difference in the lives of our client families.
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