Government of the Federated States of Micronesia

Call for Nominations to US Service Academies

Palikir, POHNPEI (FSM Information Services): November 17, 2005 - The United States Embassy has invited the Federated States of Micronesia to nominate candidates to compete for admission to the United States Service Academies in the Summer of 2006.

The following general information is required for a potential candidate to be considered for the US Air Force Academy, the US Naval Academy and the US Military Academy:

All nominees shall be FSM Citizens, unmarried, with no dependents, not less than 17 years of age and not over 23 years of age by July of the year in which they enter the Academy. In addition, nominees must also meet high leadership, academic, physical and medical standards and achieve qualifying scores on the SAT or ACT.

Further criteria for eligibility and other information can be obtained from the Department of Foreign Affairs, Division of US Affairs at 320-2544 or (

For further information on this release, please contact:

FSM Office of the President
Public Information: Press, Radio, Video
P.O Box 34
Palikir Station, Pohnpei, FM 96941
Tel.: (691) 320-2548/2092
Fax.: (691) 320-4356