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Service Academy Nominations

Service Academy Information Night - Porterville

Monday, October 2, 2023 at 6:00-8:00 PM

Porterville Military Academy, 900 Pioneer Ave, Porterville, CA 93257

Please RSVP at this link

Congressman David Valadao is pleased to host a Service Academy Information Night on Monday, October 2, 2023 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Porterville Military Academy. The event will be held in the PMA gym. Students and parents, please RSVP to the event here.

This informational event is recommended for middle school and high school students in California’s 22nd Congressional District who are interested in attending a military academy. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the Congressional Nomination process and meet representatives from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and ROTC programs.

Service Academies are some of the most prestigious educational institutions in the world, offering students an excellent education and commission as a military officer. Accepted students receive a four-year university education, room and board, medical and dental coverage, and a stipend while at school. Upon graduation, Academy students commission as a military officer and serve a five-year commitment in the Armed Forces.

For additional information about Service Academy Night, please call Congressman Valadao's Hanford Office at (559) 460-6070. Students and parents, please RSVP to the event here.

CA-22 Service Academy Night Flyer

Congressman Valadao is honored to nominate students living in California’s 22nd Congressional District to attend a United States service academy. Students interested in attending the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, or the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy must earn a nomination from a Member of Congress or other official nominating source. The U.S. Coast Guard Academy does not require a nomination.

The deadline for submitting a nomination application to Congressman Valadao’s office is October 31.

To apply for a nomination from Congressman Valadao, download the Service Academy Nomination Application and submit the required forms to:

Congressman David G. Valadao
ATTN: Academy Nominations
107 S. Douty St
Hanford, CA 93230

For questions about nominations, please call our Hanford office at 559-460-6070.

2023 Service Academy Application