U.S. Senator Al Franken Accepting Military Academy Applications

Posted at: 10/21/2013 8:08 AM

Senator Al Franken has put out a call for young Minnesotans interested in attending a U.S. military service academy.

Those academies that require a congressional nomination include the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. The U.S. Coast Guard Academy does not require Congressional nomination

Applications are due by November 1st at 5:00 PM.

To be considered for nomination, certain eligibility requirements must be met. Academics, extracurriculars, athletics, physical ability, leadership ability, and medical qualifications are all considered during the nomination process.

Applications and further information can be found on Senator Franken's website.