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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

Service Academy Nominations

The 2018 application cycle is now closed.

The honor of attending a United States Military Academy comes with the obligation to serve in the Military for at least nine years, including four years at the Academy and five years with the Service. 

For more information, please review the page Frequently Asked Questions for those seeking a Military Academy Nomination.

Members of Congress may nominate candidates for appointment to four of the five U.S. Military Academies: U.S. Military Academy (USMA), West Point, NY; the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), Annapolis, MD; the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), Colorado Springs, CO; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, NY. The fifth service academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA), New London, CT, does not require a congressional nomination for appointment.

Information for the Third Annual Bi-partisan, Multi-district, Service Academy Day will be available in early 2018. Please check back at that time. 

We will begin accepting applications for the 2019 nomination cycle on May 1, 2018. 

All applications must be received by 5:00 pm on October 12, 2018. All students will be scheduled for an interivew on November 3, 2018. 

To request a Military Academy Nomination from our office, please submit a complete application that includes: 

  • 3 letters of recommendation (at least 2 academic)
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT scores (SAT school code: 7199 / ACT school code: 7272) 
  • One-page essay explaining why you wish to attend a Service Academy 
  • Resume of extracurricular activities
  • Current photo
  • A completed application form

Please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Ashley Dominguez at (323) 651-1040 or should you have any questions. 

Best wishes to you as you pursue your goal of attending one of the U.S. Service Academies and serving our country.

Application Form

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Education Information
Test Scores

SAT Scores

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Academy Information

Number your preference (1 to 4) of academies — with 1 being your highest preference

An appointment to the Service Academies is based on a desire by the candidate to devote a lifetime of military service and implies recognition by the appointee of an obligation to the government to devote him / herself to a military career.

Additional Information


Please include a list of your extra curricular activities and leadership responsibilities.

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