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Military Academy Nominations


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. For more information, please review the page of Frequently Asked Questions for those seeking a Military Academy Nomination.

Members of Congress may nominate candidates for appointment to four of the five U.S. Service Academies:

  • U.S. Military Academy, West Point, NY—check your eligibility.
  • U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD—check your eligibility.
  • U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO—check your eligibility.
  • U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, NY—check your eligibility.
  • U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT—It does not require a congressional nomination for appointment. Check your eligibility.

Application portals for U.S. Service Academies typically open in January of students’ junior year of high school and close around January or February of students’ senior year of high school.

Representative Obernolte may nominate up to ten individuals for each vacant academy slot allotted to our district. To request a Military Academy Nomination from our office, please complete the form below. Best wishes to you as you pursue your goal of attending one of the U.S. Service Academies and serving our country.

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