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April 01, 2015

Rep. Schweikert, Salmon, and Sen. Flake to Host U.S. Service Academy Conference

Scottsdale, Ariz., April 1, 2015—Reps. David Schweikert (AZ-06), Matt Salmon (AZ-05) and Sen. Jeff Flake (AZ) will host an informational session on Saturday April 18, 2015 for Arizona high school students interested in attending one of the U.S. Service Academies.

High school students and their families can learn about the scholarship opportunities available through the U.S. Military Academy at West Point (USMA), the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA).

Representatives from each U.S. Service Academy will be present to answer questions and there will be a presentation by current U.S. Service Academy cadets who will highlight the benefits of attending a service academy.

Members from Reps. Schweikert, Salmon and Sen. Flake’s staff will also be on hand to explain the Congressional nomination process.  All Arizona high school students, regardless of age, are welcome.

WHAT:  Information Session on U.S. Service Academies

WHEN:  Saturday April 18, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Red Mountain High School, 7301 East Brown Road, Mesa, AZ 85207

CONTACT: Ed Kelety,, 480-946-2411

Please RSVP to with name, phone number, high school, congressional district, and number of people attending the event.

Questions can be directed to Rep. Schweikert’s Service Academy Representative, Ed Kelety at, 480-946-2411.

Press inquiries can be directed to Kyle Souza, at

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