Aug 20 2013

Shelby Announces Availability of Applications for Service Academy Nominations

WASHINGTON, DC, Tuesday, August 20, 2013 – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today announced that applications are available for United States Service Academy nominations. The service academies include the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

“I hope that many young people in Alabama will consider applying to our nation’s service academies to further their education,” said Shelby. “The service academies provide outstanding educational opportunities while instilling the virtues of leadership, strength in character and service to our nation.”

Service academy nominees must be residents of Alabama and must complete the required ACT or SAT exam. Applicants are also required to provide a completed application form, letters of recommendation and their school transcript.

For more information about how to apply for a nomination, please contact Senator Shelby’s Birmingham office. All correspondence regarding the service academies should be sent to the following: 

U.S. Sen. Richard C. Shelby
Attn: Heather Adams
1800 Fifth Avenue North
321 Federal Building
Birmingham, AL 35203
Telephone (205)731-1384
Fax (205) 731-1386

For more information on academy nominations, please visit Senator Shelby’s website.