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Rep. Napolitano Hosts Military Academy Day for Would-Be Cadets

October 19, 2010
Press Release

(Norwalk, CA)- On Saturday, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano held a military academy info session at Southeast Academy High School in Norwalk, where interested students learned how to apply to the Coast Guard, Navy, Airforce, Military, or Merchant Marines service academies. More than 75 students attended, learning about the application process and how to secure the necessary nomination and support from Napolitano.

“To all the students and parents, these academies offer great opportunities to learn at some of the best schools the government has to offer,” Napolitano said. “I hope my office can directly assist you in pursuing your dream with a nomination to the academy of your choice.”

Applicants to U.S. military academies need to be nominated by their local Representative. Interested students should submit their information to Rep. Napolitano’s district office in Santa Fe Springs by November 19, including:

• A completed Academy Nomination Application form (visit www.napolitano.house.gov)
• One or two letters of recommendation
• A personal statement indicating why you should be considered
• High school and/or college transcripts
• Copy of SAT score

For more information, call Napolitano’s district office at (562) 801-2134.

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