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Federal Service Academies
Militarymedia.net - A service academy is a federal agency that provides undergraduate education and trains aspiring officers for service in the United States Armed Forces. Applying to the Military Service Academy is a rigorous, highly competitive, and lengthy process for only the most determined and qualified candidates.

Federal Service Academies

1. United States Military Academy (West Point, New York)
United States Military Academy
United States Military Academy (West Point, New York)
The mission of the US Military Academy at West Point is "to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is an assigned leader of character committed to the values ​​of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for an excellent and professional career and service to the Nation. as an officer in the United States Army. "


2. United States Naval Academy ( Annapolis, Maryland )
 United States Naval Academy
United States Naval Academy ( Annapolis, Maryland )
As an undergraduate college of our nation's naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become competent, character, and compassionate professional officers in the US Navy and Marine Corps. Naval Academy students are midfielders who serve actively in the US Navy.

They attended the academy for four years, graduating with a bachelor's degree in science and commission as a banner in the Navy or second lieutenant in the Marine Corps. Naval Academy graduates serve at least five years in the Navy or Marine Corps.


3. United States Air Force Academy ( Colorado Springs, Colorado )
United States Air Force Academy
United States Air Force Academy ( Colorado Springs, Colorado )
The Air Force Academy is a military and university organization. Most of the Academies were established like most other Air Force bases, notably the 10th Air Base Wing, but supervisors, commanders, faculty deans and cadet wings were established in a way that resembled a civil university.

The Superintendent is the commander of the Academy and is responsible for the Academy's military training, academics, athletics, and character development programs.

The commander oversees 4,400 cadet wing members and more than 300 Air Force and civilian support personnel and is responsible for cadet military training and Air Force education, supervises cadet life activities and provides support for facilities and logistics.

The Dean of the Faculty commands 700 mission elements and oversees the annual course design and instruction of more than 500 courses across 32 academic disciplines and directs the operation of five faculty support staff and resource bodies involving more than $ 250 million.

The 10th Air Base wing is composed of more than 3,000 military, civil and contract personnel who perform all base-level support activities, including law enforcement and force protection, civil engineering, communications, logistics, military and civilian personnel, financial management, services, and clinics, for a military community of about 25,000 people.

4. United States Coast Guard Academy ( New London, Connecticut )
United States Coast Guard Academy
United States Coast Guard Academy ( New London, Connecticut )
The Coast Guard Academy (CGA) is one of five federal service academies. Located in New London, Conn., CGA's mission is to produce leaders of character to serve the nation. Nearly 300 high school graduates enroll every year, leaving four years later with a bachelor of science and commission degrees as the banner.

The CGA is one of the top ten academic experiences in America. Graduates experience more than just intellectual growth. Opportunities to develop physically, morally and spiritually set the academy apart. Two-thirds typically graduate in engineering, which includes civil engineering, mechanical engineering, naval architecture and marine engineering, electrical engineering, operations research and computer analysis, and marine environmental science. More than sixty percent competed in divisions I and III inter-tertiary sports.

CGA is tuition free and cadets also earn low salaries. Graduates are required to serve for five years after graduation.


5. United States Merchant Marine Academy ( Kings Point, New York )
United States Merchant Marine Academy
United States Merchant Marine Academy ( Kings Point, New York )
The United States Merchant Marine Academy is a federal service academy that educates and graduates exemplary character leaders who are committed to serving the national security, marine transportation, and economic needs of the United States as licensed Merchant Marine Officers and officers assigned to the Armed Forces. With 95 percent of the world's product transported by water, these leaders are critical to the effective operation of our merchant fleet for both commercial and military transportation in peace and war. Academy graduates adhere to the motto: "Acta Non Verba," or "Non-Word Actions," and are leaders who exemplify the concept of service-over-self.

Known for its rigorous academic program, USMMA requires more credit hours for baccalaureate degrees than any other federal service academy. This challenging course is supplemented by the Ocean Academy Years experience, which gives midshipmen the opportunity to gain hands-on, real-world experience aboard working commercial or military ships sailing into ports around the world.

All graduates have a post-graduation service obligation that provides the most career options offered by any federal academy.

Graduates may choose to work five years in the United States maritime industry with eight years of service as an officer in any reserve unit of the Armed Forces.

Or five years of active service in one of the country's Armed Forces.


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