Griffith to Sponsor Academy Day in Wytheville

Thursday, September 27, 2018 | Kevin Baird (202-225-3861)
Tags: Defense

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) will be sponsoring his 2018 Service Academy Day on Saturday, September 29, 2018.  Students will have the opportunity to meet with invited officials from the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Military Academy (West Point), the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, as well as representatives from the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets, the Virginia Military Institute, and other university-level ROTC programs.  Congressman Griffith’s staff will also be available to answer questions regarding the process for congressional nominations. Congressman Griffith said:

“Serving our country in the Armed Forces is an honorable calling. My office sponsors Academy Day each year so young men and women can learn more about this path as they consider their college options. I urge interested Ninth District students to attend this Saturday.”

Saturday, September 29, 2018
Program: 10:00am - 11:00am
Open Discussion with Academy Representatives: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Wytheville Meeting Center
333 Community Blvd
Wytheville, VA

Students, parents, or school staff seeking information on the application process should contact Congressman Griffith’s Abingdon Office at (276) 525-1405.


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