October 04, 2011
Fortenberry Office Receiving Applications through October 15, 2011
Washington, D.C. – Young people at least 17 years old have an opportunity each year to apply for service in one of the U.S. Military Service Academies. Applications for nomination to an academy are sought through the offices of congressional representatives. The deadline for submitting an application to Congressman Jeff Fortenberry this year is October 15, 2011. The application period began earlier this year in May.
Each applicant for a nomination must meet the following eligibility requirements as of July 1 of the year of admission to an academy: 17 years old but not have passed the 23rd birthday; U.S. citizen; unmarried; reside within the congressional district of the Congressional Member seeking nomination from; and meet the medical, physical, and academic requirements of the Academy.
Interested applicants with further questions regarding the nomination process should contact Congressman Fortenberry's office at 402-438-1598 and speak to Mrs. Jeanne Walker.