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Representative Ron Kind’s Office accepting applications for national service academies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Ron Kind’s office is accepting applications from individuals interested in attending one of our nation’s service academies. Applications must be submitted by October 16, 2020.   

“I’m always impressed by the dedicated young men and women interested in attending our nation’s service academies,” said Rep. Ron Kind. “Each year, I’m honored to be able to nominate outstanding students from Wisconsin to become our country’s future military leaders. I look forward to meeting this year’s group of talented applicants.”   

A Congressional nomination is required for students wishing to attend the following academies:

• U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York

• U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland

• U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colorado

• U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York

The application process is open to any United States citizen who will be a high school graduate. Generally, high school students entering their senior year apply for admittance for the following year.

Interested applicants can obtain the necessary forms and information by contacting Mark Aumann in Rep. Kind’s Eau Claire office at (715) 831-9214 or For more information on the nomination process please visit Rep. Kind’s website:

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