Selective Service Registration
Federal Law requires all men to register with in 30 days of their 18 birthday. The fastest way to register is online at: www.sss.gov .
Military Service Academies
Most US Service Academies require a nomination from your congressmen and women, preferably during the spring of your Junior year or earlier. To determine who are your representatives go to http://www.fyi.legis.state.tx.us/ and type in your address and zip code.
U.S. Air Force Academy
2304 Cadet Drive
USAF Academy, CO 80840-5025
Phone: (800) 443-9266
U.S. Naval Academy
Candidate Guidance Office
117 Decatur Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5018
Phone: (410) 293-4361
U.S. Military Academy
Director of Admissions
606 Thayer Road
West Point, NY 10996-1797
Phone: (800) 822-2769
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
Kings Point, NY 11024-1699
Phone: (800) 732-6267
United States Coast
Director of Admissions
New London, CT 06320-4195
Phone: (800) 883-8724
(The United States Coast Guard Academy does not require congressional nominations. You should contact the USCGA directly.)Military Service Academies
It is recommended to begin the process of applying to Service Academies in the Fall of your Junior Year. Except for The Coast Guard, nominations are required.
Air Force Academy http://www.usafa.af.mil/
Coast Guard Academy http://www.cga.edu/.
Merchant Marine Academy http://www.usmma.edu/
Naval Academy http://www.usna.edu/
US Military Academy (West Point) http://www.usma.edu/
Senior Military Colleges
For students who would like to experience a military environment while getting a first-class education, a Senior Military College (SMC) offers the best of both worlds. SMCs are among the most prestigious and famous education institutions in the world. You can learn more about each SMC by visiting their official Web sites:
Norwich University http://www.norwich.edu/
Virginia Military Institute http://www.vmi.edu/
The Citadel http://www.citadel.edu/
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets http://www.vtcc.vt.edu/
North Georgia College & State University http://www.ngcsu.edu/
Texas A&M Corps of Cadets http://www.aggiecorps.org/
Mary Baldwin Women's Institute for Leadership http://www.mbc.edu/vwil
ROTCThe Department of Defense
General Military Links
Military Careers http://www.military.com/ Contains ASVAB preparation, educational options, pay charts, benefits and careers available in all branches of the military.
Today's Military http://todaysmilitary.com Inform students, parents, and educators as they discuss the Military as a career option. The decision to serve is intensely personal and, for all involved, the choice can be one of growth and self-discovery.
Military Education Online http://www.education4military.com/ Worldwide Post-Military Career Training and Active duty education and training.
The United States Navy http://www.navy.mil/
The National Guard http://www.ngb.army.mil/
The Marines http://www.usmc.mil/
The Army http://www.army.mil/
The Air Force http://www.af.mil/
The Coast Guard http://www.uscg.mil/USCG.shtm
US Military Careers http://armedforcescareers.com/
US Military.com http://www.usmilitary.com/
The Defense Link http://www.defenselink.mil/