Thompson Announces His Office Now Accepting Applications for Service Academy Nominations

Sep 19, 2018
Press Release
Process for 2019 class now underway

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that he is now accepting applications from residents from his district ages 17-23 who would like to attend one of our nation’s four military service academies that require a nomination. Those schools include the United States Military Academy at West Point, the United States Naval Academy, the United States Air Force Academy, and the United States Merchant Marine Academy.

“Each year I have the pleasure of getting to know some of the finest young people in our district and have the honor of nominating exceptional candidates to our country’s military service academies,” said Thompson. The men and women who attend these schools go on to serve our nation and become our military leaders and I am excited to announce that this year’s nomination process is underway! I look forward to meeting this year’s class of candidates and encourage anyone interested to apply.”

Candidates must be between 17 and 23 years of age in the year they are admitted to the academy, a citizen of the United States and a resident of California’s Fifth Congressional District. The deadline to submit applications to Thompson’s office is Monday, October 15, 2018. You can click here to apply or call Thompson’s Santa Rosa Office at 707-542-7182 for more information.


Congressman Mike Thompson is proud to represent California’s 5th Congressional District, which includes all or part of Contra Costa, Lake, Napa, Solano and Sonoma Counties He is a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee. Rep. Thompson is also a member of the fiscally conservative Blue Dog Coalition and chairs the Gun Violence Prevention Task Force as well as the bipartisan, bicameral Congressional Wine Caucus.