Appointments are then made via the presidential nominations, active duty and reserve slots available.Each Senator, Representative, and Delegate in Congress, including the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico, is entitled to nominate 10 persons for each vacancy that is available to him under this section. Nominees may be submitted without ranking or with a principal candidate and 9 ranked or unranked alternates. Qualified nominees not selected for appointment under this subsection shall be considered qualified alternates for the purposes of selection under other provisions of this chapter.
I was just informed that I was put on the National Waiting List, however, received a nomination from both my Senator and congressman. Does this ever happen? The Regional Commander sent a the notice saying that information will be collected up until February, is there any way to remain competitive?I found the following information about the NWL at this website: http://www.west-point.org/academy/malo-wa/educators/faqs.html. It is a few years old but still has useful information. Keep updating your file with any new awards, varsity letters, or test scores.
The National Waiting List
Q: We were just notified that our candidate was placed on the national waiting list? Does anyone have information or experience with the list?