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Congressman Mike Thompson

Representing the 5th District of CALIFORNIA

Thompson Now Accepting 2019 Service Academy Nominations

Jun 26, 2018
Press Release
CA-05 students can apply for nation's military academies

Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) announced that he is now accepting nominations for our nation’s military service academies from students ages 17-23 from California’s Fifth Congressional District. Schools requiring nominations include the United States Air Force Academy, United States Merchant Marine Academy, United States Military Academy at West Point, and the United States Naval Academy.

“As a representative of our district, it is my great honor to help select our nation’s next class of military leadership and nominate exceptional candidates from right here in our community to service academies. So I am pleased to announce that the nominee selection process for 2019 is now open!” said Thompson. “I encourage young men and women from our district to apply and commend all those who commit to serving our nation in uniform.”

Students can now apply for the 2019 cycle and must complete their submission by Monday, October 15, 2018. Interviews of qualified candidates then occur in November and nominations will be submitted to academies for review in December. Students interested in applying can visit Thompson’s webpage on academy nominations by clicking here or by calling Thompson’s Santa Rosa District office at 707-542-7182 for application packets and further 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.