The North Texas U.S. Service Academies Forum, jointly sponsored by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison and Senator John Cornyn, as well as Congressman Sam Johnson, Congressman Jeb Hensarling, Congressman Joe Barton, Congresswoman Kay Granger, Congressman Kenny Marchant, Congressman Michael Burgess and Congressman Pete Sessions will be held on Saturday, April 2, 2011. This informational forum provides interested students grades eight through twelve an opportunity to learn more about our nation's service academies, requirements for admission and the selection process. North Texas U.S. Service Academies Forum Saturday, April 2, 2011 8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon Location: Gateway Church – NRH Campus 7501 Davis Blvd. North Richland Hills, TX 76182 Representatives from congressional offices, all five academies (U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and U.S. Air Force Academy), and ROTC, as well as current academy cadets and midshipmen will be on hand. North Texas students, parents and educators will be able to hear from and meet with these representatives on a one-to-one basis to become informed about the excellent possibilities associated with attending these premier educational institutions and the sorts of careers they generate. Additional presenters will be Larry Mullen, Deputy Director for the Department of Defense Medical Examination Review Board (DODMERB),as well as representatives from Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps ROTC. The Forum, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 8:00 AM – 12:00 NOON; registration opens at 7:30 AM. For more information regarding the North Texas Academies Forum, please contact Robin Vaughan, Office of Congressman Michael Burgess, 972/434-9700 or firstname.lastname@example.org.