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 15, 2009
Press Release

For Immediate Release:

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

“It is an honor to once again host our fine men and women in uniform and the future leaders of our U.S. Military,” said Diaz-Balart.  

“Academy Day is a great opportunity for high school students in our community that may be interested in serving our country, to learn more about what our talented Armed Forces do each day.  I encourage students and their families to join us at Homestead Air Reserve Base and learn about the opportunities our service academies have to offer,” said Diaz-Balart.  

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 from 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.  

*All participants (students and parents) must RSVP by Monday, September 21st with Gloria Amor at (305) 225-6866.


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 Monday, September 21st with Gloria Amor at (305) 225-6866