Academy Nominations

Interesting in applying for a United States Service Academy?  Contact Joe Bonomo in the Chicago Ofifce for more information about applying for the class entering in the summer of 2015. The service academies include:
Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
West Point Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.
Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, N.Y.

Coast Guard admissions are based on a nationwide competition, with no congressional nominations. Potential candidates must have reached their 17th birthday and not be past their 23rd birthday on July 1 of the year they would enter the academy; be a U.S. citizen; have graduated from high school; be unmarried; have taken the ACT and/or SAT test, and meet the stringent entrance requirements of their preferred academy. The selection of nominees is based upon a whole-person evaluation. Although formal official nominations will not be made until January 2015, all interested persons are encouraged to submit their written requests as soon as possible. Closing date for completed files is Dec. 1. Please be advised that a congressional nomination does not guarantee acceptance into the academy. 

Contact Joe Bonomo at 312-886-0481 in Congressman Lipinski's Chicago office for more information.