The North Texas U.S. Service Academies Forum, jointly sponsored by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison and Senator John Cornyn, as well as Congressman Joe Barton, Congressman Michael Burgess, Congressman Bill Flores, Congresswoman Kay Granger, Congressman Jeb Hensarling, Congressman Sam Johnson, Congressman Kenny Marchant, and Congressman Pete Sessions will be held Saturday, April 21, 2012.  This informational forum provides interested students grades eight through twelve an opportunity to learn more about our nation's service academies, requirements for admission and the selection process.

North Texas U.S. Service Academies Forum

Date:                     Saturday, April 21, 2012

Time:                    8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
                             Registration opens at 7:30 PM

Place:                   First Baptist Church
                            2400 North Josey Lane
                            Carrollton, TX 75006

Representatives from congressional offices and all five academies (U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and U.S. Air Force Academy), as well as current academy cadets and midshipmen will be on hand.  North Texas students, parents and educators will be able to hear from and meet with these representatives on a one-to-one basis to become informed about the excellent possibilities associated with attending these premier educational institutions and the sorts of careers they generate.

Additional presenters will be Larry Mullen, Deputy Director for the Department of Defense Medical Examination Review Board (DODMERB), as well as representatives from Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps ROTC.   The Forum, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 8:00 AM – 12:00 NOON; registration opens at 7:30 AM.

For more information regarding the North Texas Academies Forum, please contact Marcia Etie, District Office of Congresswoman Kay Granger, (817) 338-0909. You can also click here for instructions on how to apply.