High school students interested in US military service academies are invited to attend a session next week in Farmingdale.
Representatives of the academies will be on hand to explain the academic and career opportunities through the schools.
The Office of U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will host the 2023 Long Island Service Academy Night Oct. 10. Interested students, their families and school administrators, and counselors should RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/long-island-service-academy-night-tickets-722060421157?aff=erelexpmlt.
A panel of representatives from the five U.S. service academies will provide presentations starting at 6 PM, followed by a question and answer session for students and parents. The panel will cover information on the admissions process, daily life of a cadet/midshipman, and various paths to officership. Representatives from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Naval Academy in Annapolis, Coast Guard Academy, Merchant Marine Academy, and Air Force Academy will attend.
The event is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. at 2350 Broadhollow Road, Farmingdale, Campus Center Ballroom A.
For more information about the application and nomination process visit: https://www.gillibrand.senate.gov/help/academy-nominations