Military Academy Nominations

Service Academies

 

     

 

Instructions

The honor of attending a service academy comes with the obligation and commitment to serve in the military on active duty 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 (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.

Representative Axne 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.

To Submit

To submit your application, please email John.Riemenschneider@mail.house.gov or mail your application to the Des Moines office

Your Information

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This form requires you to print, sign and mail, fax, or hand deliver the signed document. Your social security number will not be transmitted electronically.

          
          
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Education Information
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Academy Information

Number your preference (1 to 4) of academies — with 1 being your highest preference

An appointment to a service academy is based on a desire by the candidate to serve on active duty in the military for a minimum of five years post-graduation.

Additional Information

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Please include a list of your extra curricular activities and leadership responsibilities.

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