WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Reps. Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden are now accepting nomination applications from Maine high school students for appointments to the U.S. service academies operated by the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Merchant Marine. No nomination is required to apply to the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.

Students should apply for a nomination in the spring and summer of their junior year. Collins, King, Pingree and Golden began accepting students’ nomination applications May 16 for admission to the academies in the summer of 2023.

For more information contact their offices: Sen. Susan Collins, contact: Karen Staples, 207-784-6969, collins.senate.gov; Sen.r Angus King Jr., contact: Katie Fellows, 207-352-5216, king.senate.gov; Rep. Chellie Pingree, contact: Leslie Merrill, 207-774-5019, pingree.house.gov; Rep. Jared Golden, contact: Kim Rohn, 207-492-6009, golden.house.gov.