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U.S. Representative Mark Green announces Virtual Service Academy Day

 

U.S. House of RepresentativesClarksville, TN – Today, Tuesday, August 25th, 2020,  U.S. Representative Mark Green announced his annual Service Academy Day will take place virtually on Saturday, August 29th from 1:00pm-3:00pm CT.

“As a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, I understand firsthand the honor and responsibility of attending a Service Academy,” Representative Green said. “Nominating students from Tennessee’s 7th District is one of the greatest privileges of serving in Congress. I look forward to speaking with students who are interested to learn at one of the Academies and serve their country in this important way.” 

U.S. Representative Mark Green

U.S. Representative Mark Green

The honor of attending a Service Academy comes with the obligation and commitment to serve in the military for a minimum of five years upon graduation.

Representatives from all five Service Academies (West Point, Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, Merchant Marine Academy, Coast Guard Academy) have confirmed their attendance for Saturday’s event.

In addition, representatives from the Army, Navy, and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) will be present.    

Register here to participate in the Virtual Service Academy Day this Saturday through Zoom.

For more information, please contact Sam Nienow by phone at 931.266.4483 or by email at .

U.S. Representative Mark Green is a 1986 graduate of West Point and decorated U.S. Army combat veteran who served three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. He flew as a Night Stalker on the mission to capture Saddam Hussein, and he interviewed Saddam Hussein for six hours on the night of his capture. He currently serves on the House Foreign Affairs, Homeland Security, and Oversight Committees.

 


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