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First Command Manassas

John Cranston

First Command Financial Advisor
(703) 396-9206
7960 Donegan Drive
Suite 228
Manassas, Virginia, 20109
About John
John Cranston joined First Command Financial Services as a Financial Advisor in December 2021, following a 28-year career in the United States Navy, where he attained the rank of Captain. John understands the challenges and opportunities associated with life in the military and is committed to helping service members and their families get their financial lives squared away.

John has a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Middlesex University and a Master’s degree in Strategic Studies from Air War College. He also graduated from The Citadel in 1993. He holds Series 66 and Series 7 securities licenses plus life and health insurance licenses in VA, MD, DC, WV, and CT.

John is committed to coaching clients to pursue their financial goals and lifetime dreams by bringing sound financial knowledge and trustworthy advice to a lasting relationship with each individual and family he serves.

Active in his community, John is a member of the Prince William County Chamber of Commerce.

First Command Financial Services was founded in 1958 by a retired Air Force officer for the specific purpose of improving the financial well-being of military professionals and their families. Today, more than 500 First Command Financial Advisors across the country and abroad, many of whom also served, are committed to the company’s Mission of “Coaching those who serve in their pursuit of financial security.”
John Focuses in:
  • Comprehensive financial planning
  • Investment strategies
  • Retirement income planning
  • Education funding solutions
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