1. A

    ANSWERED: You can receive multiple nominations, however, not getting nomination from other MoC because I’ve already gotten one?

    Hello! I am a current candidate for USNA. From what I’ve gathered, a candidate can get multiple nominations to USNA. This “increases” your chances because there are more slates available for you. This is what I’ve been told from current mids and information online. I have received a...
  2. ChickenNuggets

    CAP vs JROTC and Service Academy Academics

    I spoke on the phone with a CAP Squadron Recruiting Officer (something along those lines) who also works on the nomination board for my district. He said he would encourage me to join CAP since their academics are more geared toward service academies compared to JROTC. Is that true? What do you...
  3. A

    Presidential Nominations

    I was wondering how much a presidential nomination helps out with getting into the naval academy? And how competitive the presidential nomination process is? Both my parents have served active duty in the navy for 20 plus years so I believe I qualify. However my gpa is not the best(3.3uw) and my...
  4. V

    LOA After Nomination Interview

    Hello all! I recently received an LOA to the USNA, and was wondering if I should let my MOC's offices know. My Representative already did his interviews through 3 panelists, which I went in for about 2 weeks ago (decisions should come out 2nd week of December). Would it be appropriate to reach...
  5. R

    nomination - usna checklist

    if the nomination part on the USNA application has a check next to it, is that signifiying that i have had my interview or have i received a nomination and just do not know yet?
  6. S

    Scared that my answer was wrong

    Hello everyone, I am from Mongolia. Last Thursday I went in for the Service Academy nomination interview. All in all, I think the interview went well. I drew from my past experience as an enlisted soldier and answered all of the questions fairly well. However, since going into the interview, I...
  7. V

    Thank you email?

    Hello all, I recently had my interview with my congressman's panel. Would it be proper to send a thank you email to the staffer/coordinator? I did not meet the congressman himself, and was instead interviewed with 3 panelists. Thank you !
  8. C

    Principal Nominations

    Does anyone know the difference - in the Academy's eyes, between a nomination and a principal nomination. Does a principal nomination give you better odds?
  9. OrionVII

    Does anybody have any advice for cadets who want to go to USMA or USAFA?

    Does Anybody have any advice for high school students who want to attend USMA or USAFA?
  10. J

    Nomination Question

    Sorry if this has been asked to death but there’s something I’m still not getting about the nomination process, even after going to the SS and trying to find out online. Do they just throw everyone with a nomination into a category and then select the most qualified people or do they have to...
  11. U

    2027 State Nominations Thread

    Hello All, I had a few quick questions regarding nominations for candidates/applicants in Florida. Has anybody heard anything from Marco Rubio yet? I've already heard back from Rick Scott (denial), and I just heard back from Vern Buchanan (Interview sometimes between Oct 21 and 22). I feel...
  12. H

    Nomination Troubles

    Hello, My DD just got very odd news today. For context: she recieved a letter notifying her of a nomination from her Congressional Representative on December 30, 2022 and did not recieve a nomination from her senators (we live in an extremely competitive area). Recently, she reached out to...
  13. U

    Why do service academies require a nomination from congressmen/senator?

    Why do service academies (except coast guard academy) require the a nomination from a politician? Congress people or president or vice president? I am curious why. And why does the coast guard academy not require that nomination? I know other countries' academies you just apply for it and do not...
  14. A

    Competitive Area for Nominations?

    Hi, I want to apply to the Air Force Academy, and I'm wondering if my area is very competitive for nominations. I'm from Florida, specifically the Miami area. I think that it's probably quite competitive, because of the large population and the amount of Air Forces bases in the state and nearby...
  15. S

    Lingering Questions Regarding Slots

    Hello all, I’m a high school senior applying to USAFA from Texas. My district is one that USAFA recruits athletes from. FYI, I am not a blue chip/recruit. Annually, there have always been 2 recruits. This year, I heard of at least 3 athletes who committed to USAFA before I even opened my...
  16. G

    USAFA Portal-Nomination

    Hey, my application has been completed for quite some time now and I have recently received two nominations. I have my third interview next week. However, for one of my nominations I have two check marked bullets titled my congressional districts nomination. My nomination from my senator does no...
  17. CAPT T

    Clear up confusion

    First I would suggest the owners of this site set up a new topic area: APPOINTMENTS. While reading a wiki article I saw a GLARING falsehood that I observe in many general and specific articles online and continue to hear in the peanut gallery. In the bio of a late, full Admiral of the WWII...
  18. blueskies18


    So I had a quick question about the vice-presidential nomination and I wondered if anyone knew a bit about it. I am living in Canada currently, but I am an American citizen, is there any way I can use my parent's past residency as a location to apply for a congressional nomination, or does it...
  19. blueskies18

    International Applicant

    Hi everyone. I want to apply to USAFA for 2023, but I am currently attending high school in Canada. I am an American citizen, but I have no residency in the US. In terms of getting nominations, does anyone have any advice on who to contact and when? It is the only part of the application process...
  20. blueskies18

    Vice Presidential Nomination

    I am a United States + Canadian citizen, currently a junior in high school living in Toronto, Canada. I need to apply for the vice presidential nomination in a couple months, since I don't think I can apply for the congressional one. Does anyone know anything about how different the process...