Multiple Nominations

Discussion in 'Nominations' started by shale2011, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. shale2011

    shale2011 5-Year Member

    Apr 5, 2010
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    Today I received my congressman's nomination and last week I received my senator's nomination both to USMA. My senator uses a competitive slate and I am waiting to hear what kind of nomination my congressman uses.

    I was wondering if having two nominations increases my chances for appointment, and what exactly does it mean that i was nominated by both my congressman and senator for the same SA?

    Any input is greatly appreciated.
  2. flieger83

    flieger83 Super Moderator 5-Year Member

    Jul 26, 2008
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    This is a great achievement!

    Now...what are your chances? To be honest...2x that of most folks. Why do I say that?

    Because you're now competing for one slot of each: senator and representative. There are 10 nominees for you have a 10% chance, provided ALL of you are fully qualified.

    Does it give you a better chance? Not would have normally been 1 of you're 2 of 20...10%...see what I mean? also means if you're not chosen to fill either slot, you're in the alternate TWO categories...that is a good thing!!!

    This is GOOD, don't try to read into it too much...the SA's will make the call...all you can do is keep working toward the goal!!! :thumb:

    USAFA '83
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2010

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