August 20, 2019

Dear Friend,

Every year, I have the honor of nominating qualified students from Maryland's 8th District for appointment to our nation's Service Academies. The privilege of attending a Service Academy comes with the obligation and commitment to serve in the military for a minimum of five years upon graduation. My District Office is hosting our Service Academy Information Night this Thursday, August 22nd. Scroll for details!  

Service Academy Information Night This Thursday, 8/22!

ImageIf you or your high school-aged son or daughter is thinking about a career in the military, I invite and welcome all of you to attend our Information Night to hear from representatives from each Service Academy.

My staff will also be on site to answer questions.

DATE: Thursday, August 22, 2019
TIME: 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm)
LOCATION: Richard Montgomery High School, 250 Richard Montgomery Drive, Rockville, MD 20852
RSVP: Please RSVP to Christa Burton at or 301-354-1000

If you have any questions, please check our Service Academy webpage, or call my District Office at 301-354-1000.

About the Academies

ImageStudents can apply for a nomination to one or more of our nation’s service academies, which prepare future commissioned officers for the United States Armed Forces: the United States Military Academy, the United States Naval Academy, the United States Merchant Marine Academy, and the United States Air Force Academy

A Note About USCGA

ImageA congressional nomination is not required for the U.S. Coast Guard Academy admissions process.

To learn more about their requirements, you can visit their admissions webpage or call 800-833-USCG (8724).

How to Apply

The application for 2020 Nominations is now open.

ImageVisit my website for more information on eligibility, application requirements, and the nomination process.

Applications must be submitted to our District Office by Monday, September 30, 2019. Late applications will not be accepted. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Christa Burton at or 301-354-1000.

All Best,


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