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Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Representing the 11th District of California

Congressman DeSaulnier Invites High School Students to Attend “Service Academy Nights” in Richmond and Pleasant Hill

September 8, 2017
Press Release

Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced he will host two upcoming “Service Academy Nights” in Pleasant Hill and Richmond. All students living in the Eleventh Congressional District of California who would like to apply to one of the nation’s premier service academies are invited to attend.

At each of the events, service academy representatives will be on hand to speak with interested students, including members from the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Military Academy.  Service academy representatives will give presentations, and Congressman DeSaulnier’s staff will provide a briefing on the nomination process.

Students who wish to apply to a service academy must ensure a completed application is received by Congressman DeSaulnier’s office no later than October 31, 2017.

Richmond Service Academy Night
Thursday, September 14, 2017
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Richmond City Council Chambers
440 Civic Center Plaza
First Floor
Richmond, CA 94804

Pleasant Hill Service Academy Night
Thursday, September 28, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Diablo Valley College
The Diablo Room, 3rd Floor HFS Building
321 Golf Club Road
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Details: A map of DVC’s campus can be found here.

For more information on applying to any of the service academies or to RSVP, please contact Congressman DeSaulnier’s office at or (925) 933-2660.