Brown Invites Ohioans to Apply for Nomination to U.S. Service Academies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today encouraged Ohioans to seek nomination from his office to U.S. Military Service Academies for 2013 admission.

“Ohio’s students have the integrity, courage, and knowledge needed to enroll in our nation’s prestigious military academies and I am honored to nominate students for this high honor,” said Brown. “These academies develop the next generation of leaders who will serve our country as military officers and national leaders.”

Each year, Brown nominates up to 10 students for each service academy: the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and the Merchant Marine Academy.

Student applicants are reviewed by a committee of active and retired military and community leaders appointed by Brown. Selected students are provided with the required congressional recommendation upon applying for admission.

Interested students who meet the eligibility requirements should send their completed application packet to Brown’s Cleveland office no later than September 26, 2012. The application process is time-intensive. Applicants should plan well in advance.

For more information or to request an application, please visit Brown’s website here. Inquiries can also be directed to Brown’s Academy Coordinator at the Cleveland office (888) 896-6446.


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