Please read this important message about a recent post circulating on social media alleging sexual assault at several MCPS schools: https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/press/index.aspx?pagetype=showrelease&id=10619&type=&startYear=&pageNumber=&mode=
All military academies require that applicants be American Citizens, at least 17 years old, and of good moral character. Appointments to the academies are by Congressional nomination and are competitive. All expenses including medical care are paid by the government and students receive additional compensation to cover uniforms, books and personal needs. There is a five year active duty obligation.