Military Academy Appointments

Legal Residents of the 15th District of Pennsylvania may apply for nomination to the Military Academy (West Point), the Air Force Academy, the Naval Academy and the Merchant Marine Academy.

Applicants must be:

  • At least 17 years of age, but not past their 22nd birthday prior to July 1 of the year they apply
  • Citizens of the United States
  • Single with no dependents

The nominating process is handled by my Lehigh Valley office, therefore all inquires, completed applications, and correspondence should be sent to that office. Further information about each of the academies is listed below. I encourage you to inquire and consider applying for an academy nomination.

Contact the Lehigh Valley Office (610) 770-3490 for more information..

Please review this additional information from Congressman Dent, with direct links to the admissions office of each academy. General information for each of these academies is located by selecting one of these links:

***IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT TO ENSURE THAT THE APPLICATION PACKET IS SUBMITTED TO THE CORRECT CONGRESSIONAL OFFICE. PACKETS SUBMITTED TO THIS OFFICE IN ERROR WILL NOT BE FORWARDED.***