September 17, 2019

U.S. Rep. Al Lawson to Host Military Academy Day in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05) will host a Military Academy Day on Thursday, September 19 from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. in Jacksonville. Recruiters from the United States Military Academy at West Point, the U. S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, Marion Military Institute, the U. S. Coast Guard Academy, and the Department of Defense Military Examination Review Board (DODMERB) will be in attendance to discuss the application and admissions process. Rep. Lawson’s staff will also be on hand to answer questions about the nomination process.

“High school students should take this opportunity to discover the full potential of their future,” Rep. Lawson said. “Pursuing a military education is a remarkable way for students to advance their academic and professional careers while serving their country.”

The event is open to high school and middle school students, or anyone interested in learning more about the military academies. To gain admission to a military academy, a student must receive a nomination from his or her U.S. representative, U.S. senator, the U.S. vice president, U.S. president, as well as being accepted by the military academy.

For more information, visit or contact Rep. Lawson’s district office in Jacksonville at (904) 354-1652. 


WHAT:         Military Academy Day

WHEN:         Thursday, September 19

4 p.m. - 7 p.m.


WHERE:      City Hall Atrium

          117 West Duval Street

          Jacksonville, FL 32202