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Senator Ernst to Host U.S. Service Academy Open House for Iowa Students

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) today announced she is hosting a U.S. Service Academy Open House event for Iowa students interested in applying for or learning more about service academies. Academy representatives from the nation’s five service academies will be available to answer any questions about the application and nomination process.

The event is open to the public. Details are as follows:

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
6:00 PM CT – 8:00 PM CT
Iowa Gold Star Military Museum
7105 Northwest 70th Avenue
Johnston, IA

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst
Major General Timothy Orr
U.S. Air Force Academy Representative
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Representative
U.S. Military Academy Representative
U.S. Naval Academy Representative
U.S. Coast Guard Academy Representative

Members of the public interested in attending should RSVP to Brenda Safranski at

Students who are unable to attend the event can learn more about the academy nomination process and apply by clicking here.

At the end of the event, Senator Ernst will have a few minutes to speak with press. If you are a credentialed member of the media and plan to attend the event, please RSVP to Press@Ernst.Senate.Gov.

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