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    The ASVAB can help you hone in on a career path.  According to asvaber.com, "Whether you are deciding to go into military service or still choosing a career path to take on the civilian side of the working world, the ASVAB is a useful tool that can help you make the choice. It can help you realize the type of work that will sustain your interest and match your potential, as well as open opportunities that you might not have previously thought of pursuing. It was first administered in 1968, and named the official entry test for all branches of the US military in 1976". 
    ASVAB Administration Session ~ The military will administer the ASVAB to interested students, it is required to enter the military & can be used as a career planning tool for students not planning to enter the military.  

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman – Service Academy Nomination Process  ~

    As a United States Senator, I am honored to have the privilege every year of nominating a number of Ohio’s top young achievers for entry into one of our nation’s military academies.  These include the Military Academy at West Point, the Air Force Academy, the Merchant Marine Academy, and the Naval Academy.  Our military academies offer the education, training, and leadership skills proven to provide each branch of the military with the best, brightest and most dedicated officers in the world.

     If you are a senior or junior in high school and you are inspired to serve your country in this way, please visit my website, www.portman.senate.gov, or call my academy coordinators in Columbus at (614) 469-6774 or 1-800-205-OHIO to request an application packet.

     To be considered for a nomination, an applicant must be:

    ·         A U.S. citizen and legal resident of Ohio

    ·         Between the ages of 17 and 23 by July 1st of the admission year

    Requirements for a completed application packet:

    ·         Complete application form

    ·         Official SAT and/or ACT scores

    ·         Three letters of recommendation

    ·         Official High School/College transcript

    ·         1-2 page essay explaining why you want to serve as an officer in the military 

    Again, I encourage you to reach out to my academy coordinators with any questions at 614-469-6774 or 1-800-205-OHIO.