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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Dean Heller’s (R-NV) office, along with U.S. Senator Cortez-Masto (D-NV), and Reps. Dina Titus (NV-01), Mark Amodei (NV-02), Jacky Rosen (NV-03), and Ruben Kihuen (NV-04) invite Nevadans interested in attending one of the U.S. Service Academies to Academy Information Day on Saturday, March 17th, 2018 in Northern and Southern Nevada. The event in Northern Nevada will take place at 9:00 a.m. at the Joe Crowley Student Union, and in Southern Nevada at 6:00 p.m. at Palo Verde High School. Nevadans interested in attending are kindly asked to RSVP at More information can be found below.

As one of the senators from Nevada, Heller has the privilege of nominating a limited number of Nevadans to four of the five U.S. Service Academies: the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. A nomination is required to gain entry into a service academy, however, it does not guarantee acceptance or replace the admissions process for each of the academies. Nevadans should also seek nominations from their representatives in the House, as well as U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez-Masto.

WHAT: Academy Information Day in Northern Nevada
WHEN: March 17th at 9:00 a.m
9:00 a.m. - Academy Exhibits
10:00 a.m. - Program
11:00 a.m. - Academy Exhibits
WHERE: Joe Crowley Student Union
University of Nevada, Reno
1664 North Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89557

WHAT: Academy Information Day in Southern Nevada
WHEN: March 17th at 6:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - Academy Exhibits
7:00 p.m. - Program
8:00 p.m. - Academy Exhibits
WHERE: Palo Verde High School
333 Pavilion Center Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89144

The honor of attending one of our nation’s service academies comes with an obligation and commitment to serve in the U.S. military for a minimum of five years following graduation. Additional information and the application to be considered for a nomination is available on Heller’s website or here.