Enzi accepting nominees to military academies
by Senator Enzi media release
November 9, 2010
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is calling for candidates to nominate to military service academies by Saturday, Nov. 20. Every year, Enzi gives Wyoming youth considering military careers the opportunity to apply for nomination to the Air Force Academy, the Merchant Marine Academy, the Military Academy and the Naval Academy.
"Military service academies provide outstanding opportunities to our nation’s youth through education and training. Attending one of these academies is a great way for our young men and women to serve our country, develop leadership skills and begin a career in military service," Enzi said. "I encourage anyone who is interested to apply."
For every vacancy available at each academy, Enzi is allowed to nominate 10 people. Nominations are based on SAT/ACT test scores, an evaluation of leadership and extracurricular activities, applicants’ personal statement of interest, and letters of recommendation. Based on the applicant’s interview with Enzi’s selection committee, applicants are recommended to Enzi for final approval. Following Enzi’s nomination, final selection for an appointment will be made by the academy.
All applicants for service academies require a Congressional nomination. Applications for nomination are due to Enzi’s Gillette office by Saturday, Nov. 20. Final nominees will be announced in late December. The application, procedures, and specific applicant criteria are available at enzi.senate.gov under "Academy Nominations" in the "Constituent Services" drop-down menu. For additional application information, contact State Director Robin Bailey at (307) 682-6268 or Robin_Bailey@enzi.senate.gov.