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Lamborn nominates 66 to service academies

 

Last updated 3/4/2020 at Noon

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Some of the students nominated for various U.S. Service Academies are shown with Congressman Doug Lamborn on Feb. 15. Students from the Fountain Valley area include Katrina Robertson and Joseph Hunter (Mesa Ridge High School), Bradley Richard (Widefield High School), Fountain residents Madeline Moen (Vanguard) and Devon Smith (online high school), Abigail Fisher (James Irwin Charter High School), and David-Jude Palis (Fountain-Fort Carson High School).

On Feb. 15, during a ceremony held at the National Museum of WWII Aviation, Congressman Doug Lamborn announced the names of 66 students from Colorado's Fifth Congressional District who received a Service Academy nomination. The nominees were selected based on meeting or exceeding the rigorous requirements of the respective academy and Congressman Lamborn's office.

Congressman Lamborn issued the following statement:

"I am always inspired by those who serve in our Armed Forces and the families that support them. Nominating young people to serve as future leaders in the military is an importan...



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