Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Diaz-Balart to Host 2nd Annual Academy Day at Homestead Air Reserve Base

Oct 7, 2008
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) will host the second annual Academy Day at the Homestead Air Reserve Base this Saturday, October 11th at 8:30 a.m. 

“Academy Day is a great opportunity for high school students in our community to learn more about what our talented Armed Forces do each day,” said Diaz-Balart.  “I encourage any student who has the desire to serve our country, to join us on this day and learn about the opportunities these academies offer.”

On this day, representatives from the U.S. Naval, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Military, U.S.  Merchant Marine and U.S. Coast Guard Academies will be on site to meet with and inform perspective students about educational and career opportunities at the service academies.  High school students interested in applying to a service academy or eager to learn more about serving for the U.S. Military are encouraged to attend. 

“There is no work more honorable than serving our country.  Our men and women in uniform serve selflessly each day to protect our nation and our freedoms, and they truly are our American heroes,” said Diaz-Balart.    

*All student participants must RSVP with Gloria Amor at (305) 225-6866.

*All PRESS planning to attend must RSVP with Adriana Pereira at (202) 225-2778.

WHO: Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and representatives from the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Military, U.S. Merchant Marines and U.S. Coast Guard

WHAT: 2nd Annual Academy Day

WHEN: Saturday, October 11th, 2008 at 8:30 a.m.

WHERE: Homestead Air Reserve Base, 29050 Coral Sea Blvd Homestead, Florida 33039