|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
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.
Each Member 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 contact Sharon Murphy at our Corning District Office at (607) 654-7566 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The annual deadline for submission to our office is November 1.
wishes to you as you pursue your goal of attending one of the U.S.
Service Academies and serving our country.