WILMINGTON – Today Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) reminds Delaware students that he is accepting applications for nomination to the four United States service academies until Oct. 15, 2011. Sen. Carper encourages students interested in attending the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy or U.S. Military Academy to apply for a nomination through his office.
"I encourage students to seriously consider our nation's first-rate service academies," said Sen. Carper. "They offer students a unique opportunity to obtain an excellent education, serve their country and gain valuable leadership skills that will guide them in their future."
To be considered for a congressional nomination, students must meet all of the general requirements of their academy of choice and complete an online application package. Students can access the application package online at http://carper.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/service-academy-nominations. Supporting documents for the online application must be received or postmarked by Oct. 15, 2011 and can be mailed to any of Sen. Carper's Delaware offices.
Their locations are:
301 N. Walnut St., Suite 102L-1
Wilmington, DE 19801
500 W. Loockerman St., Suite 470
Dover, DE 19901
12 The Circle
Georgetown, DE 19947
For more information regarding the application process, please contact Lori James, Kent County Director, at (302) 674-3308 or firstname.lastname@example.org.