USAFA BWE

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  1. navalaviator

    navalaviator Member

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    Hey guys! I learned of my appointment via the portal update on 20 March, and am ecstatic to be a part of such an elite group of young men and women! USAFA sent me a letter in the mail a few days later which announced my appointment. However, the letter came in a rather small envelope. It was larger than the standard envelope, but I surely wouldn't have called it a "BWE". I was curious if this has happened to anyone else, and if I should expect a legitimate BWE, or if this was the "BWE" everyone has been talking about. Thanks for the help!
     
  2. USAFA83GradWife

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    Yes, everyone appointed received a thin parchment envelope (tpe? :smile:)
    However, DD's ALO will be presenting the BFE at her school's award ceremony.

    BFE as in the certificate
     
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  3. keg

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    USAFA is not sending a "BFE" (big fat envelope) in the mail this year. In the past all of the forms that you need to fill out were sent in an envelope- however this year this is all being done through the portal. The letter you received is about the extent of what you will get in the mail.
     
  4. navalaviator

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    Thanks for the clarification! I actually received an email from my ALO this morning that said he has my certificate
     
  5. Zoomie18

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    I still haven't received any letter, and I got appointed 10 days ago.
     
  6. USMC_Ordie

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    I think we're calling the BFP now.

    Big Fat Portal :)

    Sent using the Service Academy Forums® mobile app
     
  7. aglages

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    FBFE
    FormerlyBigFatEnvelope

    or possibly

    TGIRWUTBABFE
    ThankGodIReceivedWhatUsedToBeABigFatEnvelope
     
  8. navymomwannabe

    navymomwannabe Member

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    :shake:
     
  9. meant2b

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    Our DS received the appointment letter about 1.5 weeks after getting a call from our Congressman.
     
  10. Zoomie18

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    Nevermind, I got the letter. haha
     

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