Contact: Aaron White
Phone: 202-225-5506

La Crosse – Today, U.S. Rep. Ron Kind announced that his office is now accepting applications from individuals interested in attending one of our nation’s service academies. Students must submit their applications by Friday, October 19, 2018.

“I am always impressed by the motivated, disciplined young Wisconsinites that seek to attend our nation’s military academies,” said Rep. Ron Kind. “Each year I am able to nominate outstanding students from western and central Wisconsin to become our military leaders of the future, and I’m looking forward to meeting this year’s applicants.”

A Congressional nomination is required for students interested in attending 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. For more information on the nomination process please visit Rep. Kind’s website:

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