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Foxx to Host U.S. Service Academy Day for 5th District Students

WASHINGTON – Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., will host a U.S. Service Academy Day on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wilkesboro Civic Center, 1241 School Street, Wilkesboro, NC 28697. The event will help familiarize students with the application and nomination process for applying to the nation's five military service academies.

“North Carolina’s 5th Congressional District has a proud tradition of military service, and it’s a privilege to help some of the area’s finest young men and women contribute to this legacy by attending our country’s prestigious military service academies,” said Foxx. “This event will give prospective applicants the opportunity to meet with representatives from each academy. It will be an informative experience for all who attend.” 

Representatives from all five academies will be in attendance to explain more about their requirements and expectations. The event also will allow local students the opportunity to ask questions and receive advice about the admissions process. High school students of all ages and their parents are encouraged to attend.

Individuals wishing to attend are asked to RSVP to Richard Moxley at 1-866-677-8968 or


U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx represents North Carolina’s 5th Congressional District and is the elected Republican Conference Secretary. Dr. Foxx is the chair of the House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Higher Education and serves as Vice Chair of the House Rules Committee.

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