Sep. 22—WASHINGTON — Congressman August Pfluger (R-San Angelo) will be hosting a Service Academy Night on Tuesday at the Midland Army Air Field Museum.
The event will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Midland Army Air Field Museum located at 9600 Wright Drive.
Students, parents, counselors, and educators are encouraged to attend and learn more about enrolling in a U.S. military service academy.
Service Academy Night provides the opportunity to learn about the Academy nomination process and meet with representatives from the U.S. Military Service Academies, Reserve Officers' Training Corps, and Congressman Pfluger's office.
Pfluger stated in the press release: "One of my greatest honors of serving in Congress is having the ability to nominate future leaders to one of our esteemed military academies. As a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, I can tell you first hand there is no greater privilege than answering our Nation's call, and swearing an oath to defend this country and keep it secure. This Nation, enshrined in the ideals of freedom, liberty, and opportunity, is held up by the men and women who don the uniform and valiant defend this great country. In the 11th District, we have incredible young men and women. I challenge each and every one of you to think about a service academy. We need your skills, we need your leadership, we need your service. The country needs your service."