WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12) announced Monday that his office has extended the application deadline for nominations to one of the U.S. military academies until Oct. 27. 

“To any patriotic young Southern Illinoisans interested in serving our country, I recommend you take advantage of this rare opportunity at the chance of being nominated to some of the greatest service academies in the world,” said Bost. “My office is always more than happy to assist in guiding students and their families through the application process and to help open more doors to their success.” 

More information is available by calling Bost’s district office at 217-249-3170, or by visiting https://bost.house.gov/military-academy-nominations.