U.S. Representative John Carney is now accepting applications 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 or 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, 2014. 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.
The application deadline for Congressman Carney's office for those wishing to enroll in the class of 2018 is Oct. 31.
For more information: johncarney.house.gov.