Greene County News
COLUMBUS — Congressman Mike Turner honored students for the 10th district who have been nominated to attend the U.S. Service Academies.
“Year after year, young men and women at such a young age raise their hand and volunteer to serve and protect this country,” said Turner. “I am honored to recognize these students who will be attending Service Academies next year and representing Southwest, Ohio with great pride and patriotism.”
In order for a student to be considered for a military academy appointment, he or she must be recommended by an authorized nominating source. This could include the President, Vice President, a Member of the Senate or a Member of the House of Representatives.
Receiving a nomination is only the first step in the process of receiving an offer of appointment to a U.S. military service academy. Students must qualify academically and are subject to character, leadership physical fitness, medical fitness and motivation evaluations.
United States Naval Academy: Jared Fuerst – Fairborn; Eric Towe – Vandalia; David Vine – Dayton.
United States Air Force Academy: Michael Chuck – Beavercreek; Matthew Kuhn – Centerville; Tyler Wiederholt – Bellbrook.
United States Air Force Prep Academy: Callie Wolfenberger – Beavercreek.
United States Military Academy (West Point): Alexander Decker – Kettering; Holly Hulett – Bellbrook; Gavin Tom – Spring Valley.
United States Merchant Marine Academy: Caitlin Erbacher – Fairborn.
Story courtesy of the Service Academy.