Congressman McKeon to Host Luncheon Honoring Military Academy Appointees
Who: Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon and 25th District Military Academy Appointees.
What: Congressman McKeon will be honoring this year’s Military Academy Appointees at a luncheon featuring honorable guests from the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy and the U.S. Naval Academy.
About the Military Academy Nominations: Congressman McKeon is pleased to announce the Military Academy Appointees from CA’s 25th Congressional District for 2012. These students have undergone a long and rigorous application process which includes: physical evaluations, physical fitness tests and interviews. These students have been awarded prestigious offers to earn their commissions from a United States Military Academy. To receive an offer of appointment to the U.S. Military Academy, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy or Merchant Marine Academy, an individual must (1) apply to the academy of choice, and(2) apply for a nomination from a nominating source. These sources are the President, Vice President, U.S. Senators and U.S. Congressmen.
These students have proven to be among the most competitive students in the nation. They have worked hard and have proven to be among the best the nation has to offer. They will be reporting for duty at their respective academies in the coming weeks.
When: Saturday, June 9, 2012
11:30-2:00 p.m. PST
Where: College of the Canyons
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA 91355
The United States Air Force Academy:
Marika Nemeth, Palmdale
Tyler Dimson, Santa Clarita
The United States Military Academy
Stephanie Gross, Palmdale
Michael Glasgow, West Point, NY
Katie Lynn Pound, Victorville
Nicholas De La Flor, Valencia
Jonas Niusulu, West Point, NY
The United States Naval Academy:
Lucas Weilbacher, Leona Valley
Samuel Peckham, Valencia
Breanne Aronin, Acton
Rory Gross, Lancaster
Ashley Welker, Stevenson Ranch
Representing the United States Air Force Academy:
Bob Kay and Jessica Buchta
Representing the United States Merchant Marine Academy:
Representing the United States Military Academy:
Greg Waugh and Pat O’Doul
Representing the United States Naval Academy:
Jerry Geil, Brad Spahr, Chuck Sternberg, and Brenna Baker
11:30am: Meet and Greet
12:00pm: Pledge of Allegiance
12:05pm: Staff and Military Personnel Introductions by Tom Dierckman
12:10pm: Invocation and Lunch
12:30pm: Speaker Introduction by Tom Dierckman
Speakers: Ens. Joseph Jamgochian, USN, Cadet Lauren Hughes
12:45pm: Speaker Introduction by Tom Dierckman
Speaker: Congressman Buck McKeon
1:00pm: Academy Presentations
Press Availability: This event will be open to the press and Congressman McKeon will be available for comment.