Deadline approaching for Service Academy Nominations

Published 9:29 am Saturday, September 30, 2017

Special to The Leader

Washington, DC – U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) today reminded those interested in receiving a service academy nomination that all completed application packets must be returned to the Woodville Office (100 W. Bluff Drive. Woodville, TX 75979) by Wednesday, October 15, 2017.  Babin’s Academy Nominations Committee will review all packets and then conduct individual interviews in November, 2017. Applicants will be contacted well in advance with the location and time for their interview.

Application packets must include:

  • Completed online application form (
  • Resume (no more than two pages)
  • Typed (double-spaced), 250 word essay detailing why you want to attend a U.S. Service Academy and why you want to be commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Three personal recommendations (please ask each person making a recommendation to sign and date their recommendation.)
  • Official copy of High School Transcript
  • Official copy of College Transcript (if applicable)
  • Official copy of SAT and/or ACT scores. These reports are in addition to the scores on your transcript.