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June 17, 2013Jefferson City, MO |  By: Sternberg

Graves Seeks Academy Nominations

Sixth District Congressman Sam Graves of Tarkio is requesting students interested in a military career between the ages of 17 and no more than 23 by July 1, 2014, to contact his office about nominations to a military academy.

Graves is accepting applications to several academies including: United States Military Academy at West Point, New York; United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland; United States Merchant Marine Academy located in Kings Point, New York; and United States Air Force Academy located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Graves encourages anyone with an interest in attending a military academy to contact his office. To request an application packet Congressman Graves asks that you contact Shawna Searcy at (816) 792-3976 or email her at To apply you must be a legal resident of the Sixth Congressional District. Anyone interested in applying will need to send all requested materials to Graves office by October 18, 2013. All interviews will be held in November and nominees will be announced in January 2014.