Collins Announces Military Academy Day

Press Contact: Kelley McNabb

GAINESVILLE, GA, August 22– U.S. Rep. Doug Collins (GA-09) will hold a Military Academy Day for high school students interested in applying to the United States military academies on Saturday, September 7th at the University of North Georgia.  Congressman Collins will be on hand along with local military academy graduates to meet with students and discuss the process by which they can be nominated to the United States Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, or the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.


Congressman Collins said, “Our military academies train the best of the best.  As a member of the Air Force Reserve, I’ve seen for myself the outstanding skills and tenacity of our military academy graduates in action.  I consider it one of the greatest privileges I have as a Member of Congress to help some of North Georgia’s brightest young people begin their service to our country in the finest military training institutions the world has ever known. ”   


Event details are as follows:


When: Saturday, September 7, 2013
             9:00 a.m.—12:00 p.m.


Where: University of North Georgia
              82 College Circle
              Dahlonega, GA 30597


For more information on this event or the military academy nominating process, constituents can call Congressman Collins’ Gainesville office at 770-297-3388.


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