Rep. Barletta: Deadline for service academy nomination applications is October 7

Sep 30, 2011
Press Release

HAZLETON – U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta, PA-11, reminded students who are interested in obtaining a nomination from him to one of the five United States service academies must submit a completed application to his office by 5 p.m. Friday, October 7.

Candidates seeking a nomination by Rep. Barletta must live in the 11th Congressional District. Rep. Barletta cannot nominate a candidate who lives outside of the 11th District.

The five service academies are:

  • U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York (U.S. Army)
  • U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland (U.S. Navy and U.S. Marines)
  • U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • U.S. Coast Guard Academy at New London, Connecticut
  • U.S. Merchant Marines Academy at Kings Point, New York

Information about applying to a service academy can be found online at under the heading “Serving You.”