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Forum News Service, Published August 24 2013

U.S. military academies topic of presentation

FARGO – For those interested in attending a U.S. military academy, Capt. Al Gomez, West Point Great Lakes regional commander for admissions, will speak at 7 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Armed Forces Center at 3920 31st St. N.

His presentation will be specific to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., but the session will be of interest to anyone seeking information about admissions to any of the service academies.

North Dakota high school graduates or graduating seniors may apply through one of North Dakota’s congressional delegation offices to receive a nomination to one of the academies.

The application deadline is Oct. 11, with interviews held in early November and nominations announced in late November.

For more information about the application process, visit the delegation’s official websites or call U.S. Sen. John Hoeven’s office at (701) 239-5389; U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp’s office at (701) 232-8030; or U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer’s office at (701) 738-4880.