The honor of attending a service academy comes with the obligation and commitment to serve in the military for a minimum of five years upon graduation.
Members of Congress may nominate candidates for appointment to four of the five U.S. service academies: U.S. Military Academy (USMA), West Point, NY; the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), Annapolis, MD; the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), Colorado Springs, CO; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, NY. The fifth service academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA), New London, CT, does not require a congressional nomination for appointment.
To Request a Nomination:
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Each Member may nominate up to ten individuals for each vacant academy slot allotted to our district. To request a Service Academy Nomination from our office, please fill and follow the instructions on this form, and make sure to enter your contact information below. Best wishes to you as you pursue your goal of attending one of the U.S. Service Academies and serving our country.
Please call our office at (361) 884-2222 for assistance.