Tester, Walsh, and Daines to host Academy & ROTC Days in Missoula, Billings and Great Falls

(U.S. CONGRESS) – Senators Jon Tester and John Walsh, along with Representative Steve Daines, are each hosting an informational meeting for Montana high school students interested in applying to military service academies and participating in ROTC programs.

Montana’s Congressional delegates will host the meetings in Missoula, Billings and Great Falls in March, April, and May. The delegates are expected to be joined by representatives from the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and ROTC.

Below are the following dates for Academy Days.

Date: Saturday, March 29
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Missoula Armed Forces Reserve Center
9383 Running W Road
Host: Representative Steve Daines

Date: Saturday, April 12
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Billings Armed Forces Reserve Center
2901 Gable Road
Host: Senator Jon Tester

Great Falls
Date: Saturday, May 10
Time: 10 a.m
Location: Montana Air National Guard
Building 64 of the complex
2800 Airport Avenue B
Host: Senator John Walsh

Please note: The Congressional delegate and his staff are hosting each event, but due to possible schedule changes the delegate may not be able to attend their event.

Last year, Tester nominated 36 Montana students to the nation’s military service academies based on their academic achievement, leadership, community service and participation in extracurricular activities. Daines nominated 21 students.

For more information about applying for academies or these events, please contact:

• Senator Tester: Bruce Knutson (406) 449-5401
• Senator Walsh: Johnathon Kenneway (406) 761-1574
• Representative Daines: Cari Kent (406) 315-3860