Thune seeks academy applications Congressman John Thune has announced that he is accepting applications to the United States military service academies for the class entering in the summer of 2000.
Students interested in attending a service academy must first obtain a nomination from a member of Congress. Congressman Thune will make nominations to the Military Academy at West Point, the Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, the Naval Academy at Annapolis and the Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY.
"The service academies provide an excellent educational opportunity for a select number of young men and women each year. It is an honor for me to be able to nominate some of South Dakota's most outstanding students to be considered for an appointment by the academies," said Thune.
The deadline for submitting an application is Nov. 1. Interested individuals should contact Cathy Mendel of Congressman Thune's Sioux Falls office at 1-800-755-5646 for more information.