Service Academy Nomination

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.

Request a Nomination Packet: 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 complete the form below for a Nomination Packet. The Nomination Packet will explain the nomination process in more detail, as well as list the required components of a nomination application. Best wishes to you as you pursue your goal of attending one of the U.S. Service Academies and serving our country.

We are now accepting applications for the class of 2026! All completed applications will be due by Friday, November 5, 2021. For more information please contact my District Office: (516) 739-3008; NY04.Academy@mail.house.gov.

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