Application Information

Members of Congress may nominate candidates for appointment to four of the five U.S. service academies: U.S. Military Academy (USMA), West Point, NY; the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), Annapolis, MD; the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), Colorado Springs, CO; and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, NY. The fifth service academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy (USCGA), New London, CT, does not require a congressional nomination for appointment.

Representative McBath may nominate up to ten individuals for each vacant academy slot allotted to our district. The honor of attending a service academy comes with the obligation and commitment to serve in the military for a minimum of five years upon graduation.

The application portal for the class of 2027 is now open. **All applications and three reference letters must be submitted to our office no later than 11:59PM on Sunday, Oct. 16th, 2022.**

You may submit your application and reference letters to our office in any of the following ways:

  • email to
  • fax to 202-225-4646
  • mail to or drop off at our District Office: 3700 Crestwood Pkwy, Suite 270 Duluth, GA 30096

If you have any additional questions, please contact our office at 470-773-6330 or Best wishes to you as you pursue your goal of attending one of the U.S. Service Academies and serving our country.

Military Academy Nominations

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An appointment to the Service Academies is based on a desire by the candidate to devote a lifetime of military service and implies recognition by the appointee of an obligation to the government to devote him / herself to a military career.

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Use the "Submit" button below to produce the PDF application for requesting a service academy nomination. Please sign, scan, and send all documents by 11:59PM on October 16, 2022 for consideration.

You may fax your application materials to (202) 225-4656, email to, or mail to:

Congresswoman Lucy McBath

5775 Glenridge Dr, Building B, Suite 380

Atlanta, GA 30328

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