ALLENTOWN, PA – The office of Congressman Charlie Dent (PA-15) announced that all student applications for U.S. Service Academy nominations must be submitted to the office by October 7, 2016.

Members of Congress are able to nominate students to the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. While a nomination will not guarantee acceptance into one of these academies, it is required as part of their application submission. Students should pursue a nomination from all nomination sources available to them, including the Vice President and both Pennsylvania U.S. Senators in addition to Congressman Dent.

The Congressman’s nomination application can be found on his website, dent.house.gov. All applicants must be at least 17 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and single with no dependents. Applications can be sent to Congressman Dent’s Lehigh Valley office. Please call (610) 770-3490 for any questions, concerns, or additional information.

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NOTES: The Lehigh Valley office's address is 3900 Hamilton Blvd., Suite 207, Allentown, PA 18103

CONTACT: Emily Rauch (202)-225-6411