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Service Academy Nominations

Each year Members of Congress may nominate candidates for an appointment to four of the five U.S. service academies: U.S. Military Academy (USMA), West Point, NY; the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), Annapolis, MD; the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), Colorado Springs, CO; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, NY. The fifth service academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA), New London, CT, does not require a congressional nomination for appointment. 

Each Member may nominate up to ten individuals for each vacant academy slot alloted to our district. To request a Military Academy Nomination from our office, please send the completed application to our Amarillo office:

Office of Congressman Ronny Jackson
Attn: Douglas Hight
620 South Taylor St.
Suite 200
Amarillo, TX 79101

Download application HERE.

Applying for a Nomination

Applications for nominations to the Class of 2026 will open on August 1, 2022. In order to be considered for a nomination, all candidates must submit the required materials by the October 1, 2022 deadline. 

Service Academy Information

It is important to remember to notify the appropriate academies of your intent to apply for admission. As a reminder, a nomination is only one part of the admissions process. 

If you have any questions, please contact our Service Academy Coordinator, Douglas Hight, at