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U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) will host a U.S. Service Academy Virtual Open House on the evenings of Monday, May 24 and Tuesday, May 25. This will be an opportunity for Iowa students and their families to learn more about the five military service academies including the application and nomination processes.

WHO: Academy Nomination Coordinators for Sens. Ernst and Grassley, representatives and recently commissioned academy graduates from all five U.S. Service Academies

WHAT: U.S. Service Academy Virtual Open House

WHEN: Monday, May 24 and Tuesday, May 25 from 6 – 8 p.m.

WHERE: Connect via zoom here: https://usafa-admissions.zoom.us/j/96982377768 or by calling 1-312-626-6799 and entering Meeting ID: 969 8237 7768

The Academy Nomination Coordinators for Ernst and Grassley will provide an overview of the congressional nomination process and application requirements. They will be available to answer questions throughout the open house.

Representatives and recently commissioned academy graduates from the Air Force Academy, the Coast Guard Academy and the Military Academy at West Point will provide presentations on academy life and the application process on Monday, May 24. The Naval Academy and the Merchant Marine Academy will provide presentations on Tuesday, May 25. Representatives from all the academies will be present both nights to answer questions from Iowans in a live Q&A.

Every year, Ernst and Grassley each select 10 individuals to nominate to the Military, Air Force, Naval and Merchant Marine academies.

More information on Ernst’s nomination application is available here. To seek a nomination from Ernst, Iowa applicants must download and complete an application.

For Iowans seeking to attend an academy for the 2022-2023 school year, the deadline to complete and submit Ernst’s application is October 20, 2021.

Author: Press Release