|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
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.
Each Member may nominate up to ten individuals for each vacant academy slot allotted to our district. Military Academy Nomination from our office will begin in June of 2017.