Filemon Vela

Representing the 34 District of Texas

Military Academy Nominations


Thank you for your interest in the U.S. Service Academies. As your District Representative in the U.S. House of Representatives, each year I have the privilege of nominating a limited number of people to four of the five service academies. The honor of attending a service academy comes with an obligation and commitment to serve in the military for a minimum of five years upon graduation. For more information, please review my page of Frequently Asked Questions for those seeking a Military Academy Nomination. Best wishes to you as you pursue your goal of attending one of the U.S. Service Academies and serving our country.

To request a Military Academy Nomination from my office:

  • Complete the Nomination Packet by November 20, 2020 and return to my San Benito District office at 1390 W. Expressway 83, San Benito, TX 78586.
  • Complete the application below or use the one provided in the Nomination Packet *Only one application needs to be submitted*
Your Information

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Contact Information

What are these options?
This is to help the constituents that are hard of hearing or use a video phone alert us to that fact so we can use the proper technology when we need to call them. The default option “Voice” is a normal audible telephone.

Education Information
Test Scores

SAT Scores

ACT Scores

Academy Information

Number your preference (1 to 4) of academies — with 1 being your highest preference

An appointment to the Service Academies is based on a desire by the candidate to devote a lifetime of military service and implies recognition by the appointee of an obligation to the government to devote him / herself to a military career.

Additional Information


Please include a list of your extra curricular activities and leadership responsibilities.

Print This Form

You can print and sign this form after you click the "Generate Application for Review" button below. Please send the signed form to my San Benito District office at 1390 W. Expressway 83, San Benito, TX 78586