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Military Academy Nominations


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 and our 


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.

Representative Auchincloss 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.

Please see the below list of documents you will have to submit to our Newton District Office to be considered for a nomination to one of the U.S. Service Academies.

  • A current photo
  • Signed application form (see below)
  • Personal Statement
  • Official High School Transcript - sent directly to our office from your school.
  • Official SAT and/or ACT Scores - sent directly to our office from the test governing body.
  • Resume
  • 3 letters of recommendation 

Please visit our FAQ page for additional information about our nomination process.

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