Off campus pass (weekend family wedding)

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  1. SAshey

    SAshey Member

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    What has been the Academy's stance on granting an off campus pass to someone who has a family wedding or other special family event to attend to during the school year (especially as a freshman)? This is my brothers wedding and I would very much like to attend, but I am unsure if they would let me leave for like a Saturday and Sunday.

    Has anyone else had an experience regarding this?
     
  2. buffalo

    buffalo USAFA 2013

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    You will be allowed to leave for a sibling's wedding.
     
  3. SAshey

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    Ok awesome.
     
  4. WestPoint2017

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    I know this is the USAFA page, but what about for USMA: would I be able to leave for a weekend for my parent's 25th anniversary in September (as a Plebe)?
     
  5. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    Geez, that's pushing it.

    Let them have fun without you. Send a gift.
     
  6. fencersmother

    fencersmother Founding Member

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    My sons were not permitted to leave for their parents' 25th anniversary. They sent us gorgeous flowers and we talked later on the phone. I was 100% ok with that since they hadn't been there for the wedding, after all.
     
  7. DevilDog

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    It depends on your squadron. My son was able to leave in October of his freshman year for a family reunion. I don't know about WP.
     
  8. WestPoint2017

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    Thanks to everyone for the responses
     
  9. LineInTheSand

    LineInTheSand USCGA 2006

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    But they were there 6 months later! :eek:

    No no no. I KEED I KEED.

    I've always looked at my parent's aniversary as something between them that I congratulate them on. They didn't have to have me, but they did, so they should celebrate my birthday with lots of presents. I am a miracle, after all! :wink:
     
  10. Tigger

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    Oh your logic is just priceless!
     
  11. MedB

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    I did not realize shotguns were standard government issue for weddings... So that's where the budget excess is.
     
  12. fencersmother

    fencersmother Founding Member

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    Those two were hilarious as youngin's: they told their nursery school teacher their parents weren't married, cause weddings were "gross."

    Let your parents celebrate their anniversary on their own - and throw them a big party (on your own dime!) for their 30th!
     

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