U.S. Representative John Carney (D-Del) is accepting applications until Oct. 31 from Delawareans who are seeking a nomination to the U.S. Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, Merchant Marine Academy or the Military Academy at West Point.
In order to be considered for an appointment to one of the academies, an applicant must meet all eligibility requirements and receive a nomination from a member of the house, senate, the vice president, or the secretary of the Air Force, Army, or Navy. Applicants to the Air Force Academy, the Naval Academy and West Point must be between the ages of 17 and 23 as of July 1, 2013. They must also be a U.S. citizen, unmarried, not pregnant, and have no legal obligation to support children or other dependents. Applicants may be considered for nomination by Congressman Carney and both U.S. senators.
Anyone who is seeking an application packet or more information should call (302) 691-7333 or email Kristy.Huxhold@mail.house.gov.