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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Representing the 11th District of California

Congressman DeSaulnier Invites High School Students to Attend “Service Academy Night 2015” at Diablo Valley College

September 21, 2015
Press Release

Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) invites all young people in the Eleventh Congressional District who would like to apply to one of the nation’s service academies to attend “Service Academy Night 2015” which will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2015 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Diablo Valley College.  

DeSaulnier said representatives of the nation’s service academies, including the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Military Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, will all be on hand to speak with prospective students.  Service academy representatives will give presentations. Additionally, DeSaulnier’s Congressional staff will provide a briefing on the nomination process.

Students who wish to attend the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy must send a completed application to Congressman DeSaulnier’s office by October 19, 2015. A selection committee established by Congressman DeSaulnier will review applications; all the selected names will be submitted to the respective academies in December. In order to be considered eligible, all applicants must be citizens of the United States, legal residents of California, unmarried with no children, and at least 17 years of age but no older than 23 as of July 1, 2016. 

What: Congressman DeSaulnier’s Invites High School Students to “Service Academy Night 2015”

When: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 from 6 pm to 8 pm.

Where: Diablo Valley College, The Diablo Room, 3rd Floor HFS Building, 321 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 84523.

For more information on applying to any of the service academies, please call Pat Joyce in Congressman DeSaulnier’s office at (925) 933-2660.