The Vice President is the only authorized nominating authority who can nominate U. The Office of the Vice President will not accept paper applications.
Attending a service academy is definitely not for everyone, and it’s not a path you should take unless you’re sure that’s what you want.
However, some students find that they flourish in this highly challenging environment, and if you’re already interested in a military career, a service academy can help you get that career started.
This nomination can come from one of your Congressional representatives or senators, or, in exceptional circumstances, from the President or the Vice President of the United States.
Typically, each member of Congress can only issue a certain number of recommendations.