Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner reiterated today that the deadline for submitting applications for nominations to attend the United States Air Force, Military, Naval, or Merchant Marine Academies for the 2016-2017 academic year is Thursday, October 15. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

Eligible applicants are United States citizens with residency in Wisconsin’s Fifth Congressional District.  They must be at least 17 years old but not past their 23rd birthday as of July 1, 2016, and must have reached their senior year of high school.

After October 15th, candidates will be contacted by a member of the Congressman’s Academy Selection Committee to schedule an interview. The interview is an assessment of the candidate’s leadership potential, character, motivation, and interests.

Congressman Sensenbrenner: “I urge interested Fifth District high school students to get their academy applications in to my district office as soon as possible.  Any application received after the October 15th deadline will not be considered.  My Academy Selection Committee will interview eligible candidates and then make their recommendations to me.  The selection process is an exciting time of year and I look forward to learning about the young, outstanding leaders from the Fifth District.”

Congressman Sensenbrenner’s district office is located at 120 Bishops Way, Suite 154, Brookfield, WI  53005. Information is available by calling the office at 262-784-1111, or visiting the Congressman’s website at Sensenbrenner.house.gov.