Hultgren accepts Military Academy Applications

By on September 24, 2011

GENEVA—U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) is accepting nomination applications from young men and women interested in attending one of the United States military academies for summer 2012 admission.

“My staff and I are eager to provide information and assist with nominations to the military academies,” he said.

To be eligible for appointment, you must be a United States citizen; at least 17 and not more than 23 years of age on July 1, 2012; unmarried; not pregnant; have no dependents; good moral character; and a legal resident of the 14th Congressional District of Illinois. Average acceptable ACT scores are 24 in both math and English.

Applications are accepted for the U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, Colo.; U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.; U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md.; and U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y.

For more information, contact Carol Berger at (630) 232-7104 or send an e-mail to The completed congressional application must be received by Nov. 2, 2011. Candidates must also complete the individual academy applications online and meet the required deadlines.