Case Announces Nominations to Military Academies
(Honolulu, HI) - Congressman Ed Case (HI-01) today announced his 2020 nominations to three of the United States military’s service academies: the U.S. Military Academy (West Point/Army); U.S. Naval Academy (Annapolis/Navy); and U.S. Air Force Academy (Colorado Springs/Air Force).
“I take my responsibility to nominate deserving applicants from my district to our legendary service academies very seriously, and personally interviewed all 31 potential nominees before making my decisions on nominations,” said Case. “I was truly impressed with the applicants, and it was very encouraging and rewarding to have spent time with our next generation of military leaders.”
Case named the following three principal nominees:
Case also named these nominations to the following academies:
United States Military Academy at West Point
United States Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs
United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland
Members of Congress are authorized by law to nominate candidates to the four United States Service Academies – the Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland; the Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colorado; the Military Academy at West Point, New York; and the Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York. None of the applicants sought nomination to the Merchant Marine Academy. The Coast Guard Academy at New London, Connecticut does not require a congressional nomination for appointment.
Acceptance of an academy appointment requires at least a nine-year service obligation, including four years at an academy and at least five years of active duty service. For information on eligibility requirements and how to seek an appointment for the 2021 entering class, please go to Congressman Ed Case’s web site at https://case.house.gov/services/military-academy-nominations.
*Applicants noted by an asterisk applied for and were nominated to more than one service academy.