Sen. Doug Jones announces military service officer nomination information sessions

WINSTON COUNTY - Senator Doug Jones announced that his local staff members will soon host military service academy nomination information sessions across Alabama for students and families interested in learning more about the nomination process.

The sessions will take place in Birmingham, Anniston, Florence, Mobile, Madison, Selma, Montgomery and Dothan.   Regional sessions will take place on the following dates:

Florence:  Monday, Aug. 26, 6 p.m., Florence Public Library, 350 N. Wood Ave.

Madison:  Tuesday, Aug. 27, 5:30 p.m., Madison Public Library, 142 Plaza Blvd.

Birmingham:  Monday, Aug. 19, 6 p.m., Birmingham Public Library, 2100 Park Place

 Representatives from Senator Jones’ state offices will lead the events and answer questions from prospective applicants.

 In order to successfully complete the admissions process, applicants must receive a nomination from a member of Congress or the vice president. Interested students are encouraged to seek nominations from both their United States Senators, the United States Representative from their district and the vice president. Additionally, students who are legal dependents of active duty or retired military members, with a minimum of eight years of service, are eligible to seek a nomination from the president.

  More information about how to obtain a nomination from Senator Jones is available on his website here.

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