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Congressman McCarthy to Hold Service Academy Forum This Saturday

Oct 22, 2008
Press Release

Bakersfield, CA – This Saturday, October 25, 2008, Congressman McCarthy will hold a Service Academy Forum from 2:00 -3:30 p.m. at the Chambers of the Kern County Board of Supervisors in the Kern County Administrative Center, located at 1115 Truxtun Avenue in Bakersfield. Media is invited to attend. 


Service Academy Forum for students in the 22nd Congressional District who are interested in attending a U.S. Service Academy. Academy Liaison Officers representing the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and U.S. Coast Guard Academy will make presentations. Also, Admiral David Dunaway – the Commander of the Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division at China Lake and 1982 graduate of the Naval Academy – will be the keynote speaker and will share experiences at a Service Academy from both a student and parent’s perspective.


Board of Supervisors Chambers

Kern County Administrative Center

1115 Truxtun Avenue, First Floor

Bakersfield, California

(Enter at “N” Street side of the building)

Local Contact:           

Vince Fong, Field Representative for Congressman McCarthy

(661) 327-3611

As a reminder, students interested in attending can still RSVP by contacting Congressman McCarthy’s Bakersfield office at (661) 327-3611 or emailing