Gottheimer Hosts Service Academy Night for Students in Bergenfield

Oct 09, 2019

Above: Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) meets with students interested in applying for a United States service academy at the Fifth District Service Academy Night

BERGENFIELD, NJ — This week, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) hosted more than one hundred attendees at his Fifth District Service Academy Night for high school students interested in attending one of our country’s five service academies.

The event, hosted at Bergenfield High School, included representatives from the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and U.S. Air Force Academy.

“Here in the United States, we have the best trained, most sophisticated, and best-equipped military in the history of the world,” said Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5). “I am proud to see so many incredible men and women who are eager to pick up the mantle of world leadership in our country’s military by applying to our prestigious military academies. The spirit of duty and patriotism that called these Fifth District high school students to service is inspiring, and my office is here to help them throughout their application.”

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Below: Congressman Josh Gottheimer addresses interested students at the Fifth District Service Academy Night at Bergenfield High School

Below: Congressman Josh Gottheimer meets with students and parents at the Fifth District Service Academy Night


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