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Congressman Tom O´Halleran

Representing the 1st District of Arizona

Military Academy Nominations

*The Military Academy Nominations will reopen in Fall 2018*

Instructions

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 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.

Congressman O'Halleran 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.

In addition to completing the below form, a complete application includes the following items:

  1. Current headshot no smaller than 2”x3” and no larger than 5”x7”
  2. Official high school transcript
  3. American College Testing Program (ACT) results and/or College Board Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) results
    1. You may have your scores sent directly to our office.
      1. ACT code: 7000
      2. SAT code: 7224
    2. Alternatively, you may provide our office with your ACT or SAT website login information. This information can be submitted in the application form below.
  4. Resume of academic, athletic, leadership, and community activities and accomplishments
  5. An essay stating why you want to attend a service academy (500 words or less)
  6. Minimum of three letters of recommendation
  7. All materials should be emailed to Ohalleran.Academies@mail.house.gov or sent to our Casa Grande office:

Office of Congressman Tom O'Halleran

Attn: Academy Nominations

211 N. Florence Street, Suite 1

Casa Grande, AZ 85122

Timeline:

  1. Application opens: Open Now
  2. Application closes and all materials must be received by our office: Friday, October 19, 2018.
  3. Notification of assigned interview time: Early November
  4. Panel interviews: Mid November. Interviews are tentatively set for Saturday, November 17, 2018 and will likely take place in Phoenix. If you are applying for a nomination from more than one office, we will do our best to accommodate schedules of other offices holding interviews on same day.
Your Information

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Contact Information

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Education Information
Test Scores

SAT Scores

ACT Scores

Academy Information

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

An appointment to the Service Academies is based on a desire by the candidate to devote a lifetime of military service and implies recognition by the appointee of an obligation to the government to devote him / herself to a military career.

Additional Information

Note:

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

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