Military Academy Nominations


Application for Nomination-Instructions

*Please read all material and qualifications carefully and complete the application to its entirety* 


·         Age: Must be at least 17 but not yet 22 years of age

·         Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen

·         Marital Status: Must not be married, pregnant or have legal obligation to support a child

·         Residence: Must reside within the boundaries of the 2nd Congressional District of Nebraska 

·         Skill: Must meet the medical, physical, and academic requirements of the academy

Mail materials to:

Congressman Don Bacon

Attn: Military Academy Nominations 

13906 Gold Circle

Suite 101

Omaha, NE 68144


Must be postmarked no later than October 31, 2021- Late applications will not be considered

Required Materials:

·         Completed and signed applicant information sheet

·         Current photo

·         A resume-no longer than two pages, and must be typed

·         Personal essay: This must be in your own words with a maximum of two pages, typed, double or single spaced.
          The  2021 Essay question is “In your own words, what do see as the biggest challenge our modern military faces today, and why?”

·         Copies of transcripts and scores           

  • ACT &/ or SAT scores
  • You can indicate our office gets a copy of scores by indicating #7514 on ACT and #6161 on SAT as a score recipient on the CEEB form
  • You can also send an unofficial copy of the score sheet if you have a personal copy
  • You should also request the scores be sent to the academies
  • Official Highschool and college (if applicable) transcript
  • Transcripts may take 2-3 weeks to process
  • Please include information about the grading scale, class rank, and GPA if available from your school

·  3 letters of recommendations: these must be sealed in their original envelope from the person recommending you

For more information, or for helpful tips and tricks on applying please see here.     

To request an application packet please call our district office