Published on Wednesday, 24 October 2012 14:04
Applications due by Nov. 1
U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) is now accepting applications from young Minnesotans interested in attending one of the nation's five military service academies, including the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. In order to attend a service academy, candidates must be nominated by a member of Congress. Applications are due by
5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 1.