KRDO: Students Seek Service Academies

June 29, 2009
Press Release

COLORADO SPRINGS - The competition for admission into the Air Force Academy and the other four U.S. service academies is so stiff, no more than five of the 108 area students who applied this year, will get in.

 

Group Shot


Black Hawk Flight Crew


Congressman Doug Lamborn honors 2009 U.S. Merchant Marine Academy nominees.


Congressman Doug Lamborn honors 2009 U.S. Naval Academy nominees.


Rifle Team


Color Guard and Rifle Team


Congressman Lamborn delivers a message to the nominees

 
 

Washington, Dec 28, 2008 -

Article and video credited to KRDO in Colorado Springs.
http://www.krdo.com/global/story.asp?s=9560185


Students Seek Service Academies

Updated: Dec 28, 2008 04:14 PM EST

By SCOTT HARRISON

s.harrison@krdo.com

COLORADO SPRINGS - The competition for admission into the Air Force Academy and the other four U.S. service academies is so stiff, no more than five of the 108 area students who applied this year, will get in.  But those odds didn't dim the hopes of 35 students at Peterson Air Force Base Saturday.

The students attended a nomination ceremony and received certificates from Rep. D