WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) announced today that 18 young men and women across Missouri have accepted appointments to attend United States military service academies.

“U.S. service academies are invaluable investments in our national security by providing training to the outstanding young adults who will become our military leaders in the next generation,” Blunt said. “These students will be challenged, inspired, and motivated with a world-class education to serve in an honorable career dedicated to the U.S. military.”

Please CLICK HERE to view bios and pictures of the nominees.

A committee of Missouri residents reviewed each applicant’s files and presented recommendations to Senator Blunt for a formal nomination. Applicants are considered on the basis of leadership skills, academic achievement, physical aptitude, and extracurricular activities.

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