Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

Diaz-Balart to Host 3rd Annual Service Academy Day at Homestead Air Reserve Base

Sep 24, 2009
Press Release

For Immediate Release:

WASHINGTON, DC—Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) will host the third annual Service Academy Day at the Homestead Air Reserve Base on Saturday, September 26th at 8:30 a.m.  

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 in District 25 interested in applying to a service academy or eager to learn more about serving in the U.S. Military are encouraged to attend.  Parents and family members are welcomed to attend.

Currently, 11 students nominated by Diaz-Balart are completing work in West Point, the Naval Academy or the Air Force Academy.  Four others have graduated and are now serving in the U.S. Military.  

*Media must RSVP with Adriana Pereira by close of business on Friday, September 25th for entry access into the base.

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: 3rd Annual Service Academy Day

WHEN: Saturday, September 26, 2009 at 8:30 a.m.

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

RSVP: By close of business on Friday, September 25th with Adriana Pereira, 202-285-3073 or