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Napolitano Holds Annual Military Academy Day

November 1, 2016
Press Release

(West Covina, CA) On Saturday, October 29, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano held an annual military academy information session at the West Covina Senior Citizen Center where students, parents, and educators had a chance to learn more about educational opportunities at our nation’s military academies.

“We have seen the lives of countless individuals from our area, like yourselves, forever changed through the world class education and leadership skills they received at one of our military service academies,” Napolitano said. “Each year we are proud to present this opportunity to assist you in pursuing your dreams with a nomination to the academy of your choice, so please let us know how we can help.”

Approximately 50 attendees spoke with and heard presentations by representatives from West Point and the Naval, Coast Guard, Air Force, and Merchant Marine service academies as well as the National Guard.

Our nation’s military service academies are consistently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as some of the most selective and competitive colleges in the world. Applicants to U.S. military academies need to be nominated by their local Representative. All interested students should submit their information to Rep. Napolitano’s district office in El Monte by Friday, November 4, including:

• A completed Academy Nomination Application form (visit

• One or two letters of recommendation

• A personal statement indicating why you should be considered

• High school and/or college transcripts

• Copy of SAT or ACT score

For more information, call Napolitano’s district office at (626) 350-0150.

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