September 8, 2018 –
Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-TN) announced he will host the 9th Annual Military Service Academy Day on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at Kingsport Center for Higher Education in Kingsport, 300 West Market St. Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m.
Congressman Roe will host the 9th Annual Military Service Academy Day to assist those interested in applying for any U.S. Service Academy. Those who attend will have an opportunity to speak with representatives from the United States Air Force Academy, United States Coast Guard Academy, United States Merchant Marine Academy, United States Military Academy, United States Naval Academy & Army, Navy and Air Force ROTC.
Tennessee residents between the ages of 17 and 23 may apply to any of the four service academies if they meet eligibility requirements in leadership, physical aptitude, scholarship and character. The four service academies are the Military Academy at West Point, New York; the Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland; the Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colorado; and the Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, New York.
Tennesseans interested in being nominated to one of the four Academies for the Class of 2023 should apply by November 1, 2018. The nomination packet can be found on the Congressman’s website.