Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Klobuchar Now Accepting Applications for Military Service Academies

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar has announced that she is now accepting applications for young Minnesotans interested in attending the nation’s military service academies. Each year, Klobuchar has the honor of nominating candidates to enroll at the United States Air Force Academy, Merchant Marine Academy, West Point, and the Naval Academy. The application deadline for the academy classes graduating in 2021 is 5 p.m. on Friday, October 28, 2016.

"Each year it is my honor to nominate some of Minnesota’s most talented and skilled young people for selection to attend our four service academies,” Klobuchar said. “I look forward to helping this year’s applicants as they pursue entry into these distinguished institutions and begin their careers of service to this country.”
To be considered for a nomination, candidates should have a strong academic background, participation in school and community activities (particularly leadership positions), a high standard of physical fitness, and a desire to be challenged to the fullest. You can review specific requirements and download an application at
To apply for a nomination from Senator Klobuchar send a completed application to Senator Amy Klobuchar, Attn. Nominations Coordinator, 1200 Washington Avenue South, Suite 250, Minneapolis, MN 55415.