Deadline for Service Academy nominations looms


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman David Rouzer (R-NC) announced the deadline of Saturday, Oct. 31, for eligible applicants in North Carolina’s 7th Congressional District to apply for a nomination to a United States Service Academy for the 2016 academic year.

“It’s an honor to nominate some of the best and brightest students of Southeastern North Carolina to attend a United States Service Academy where they will receive a first-rate undergraduate education and have the opportunity to give back to our nation by serving on active duty as a military officer. I encourage all students in the 7th Congressional District who are interested in this opportunity to submit an application to my office by October 31st to be considered for a nomination.”

The deadline to submit an application to be considered for a Service Academy nomination is Saturday, October 31st. Congressman Rouzer may nominate up to ten individuals for each vacant academy slot allotted to the 7th Congressional District. Members of Congress may nominate candidates for appointments to four of the five U.S. Service Academies, including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

Students wishing to attend a U.S. Service Academy are encouraged to apply for a nomination. For more information, please visit my Military Academy Nominations page on my website. Any candidates with questions regarding the application process or deadline are encouraged to contact Carol Armstrong in my Smithfield office at (919) 938-3040 or carol.armstrong@mail.house.gov

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