Application Submission Deadline: October 31, 2018

Thank you for your interest in the United States Service Academies. Each year Congressman Faso is authorized to nominate a limited number of individuals to the United States Military, Naval, Airforce, and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. The honor of attending a service academy is accompanied with an obligation to serve in the Armed Forces for a minimum of five years immediately following graduation. Below is more specific information regarding the application process.

The Academies:

·         U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York

·         U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland

·         U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs

·         U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York

*Prior to seeking a nomination, please contact your preferred Service Academy and establish a pre-candidate file

Eligibility Requirements

Individuals seeking nomination must meet the following requirements as of July 1 of the year of admission to the Service Academy. He or she must be between 17 and 23 years old, a United States citizen, unmarried, not pregnant, and have no legal obligation to support children or other dependents.  Applicants wishing to receive a nomination from Congressman Faso must reside in the 19th Congressional District of New York.

Applying for a Nomination from My Office

The nomination application period opens June 15th of each year to those who are either entering their senior year of high school or who have already graduated. The deadline for submitting nomination packets to the District Office is October 31, 2018. The application and required materials can be downloaded here:

Applicants who submit a completed nomination file should begin contacting the Selection Committee members and Academy Liaison to schedule interviews. All Applicants should pursue all available means of nomination, including: Vice Presidential, Senatorial, & Congressional. For more details about receiving a nomination from Congressman Faso or for information regarding the application process, please contact my Kinderhook Office at (518)-610-8133.

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