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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Representing the 7th District of Arizona

Rep. Gallego Announces Acceptance of Congressional Nominee to U.S. Military Academy at West Point

May 17, 2017
Press Release

Phoenix, AZ – Today, the office of Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) announced the appointment of Morgan Ammons to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY.

“Morgan has demonstrated the academic excellence, leadership and dedication that will make her a strong addition to the U.S. Military Academy. I offer her my heartfelt congratulations on her appointment and wish her success as a military officer,” said Rep. Gallego. “As a veteran, I consider it a great honor to nominate bright and dedicated students like Morgan to our country’s military service academies.  These students are a valuable asset to the armed forces and they make Phoenix proud.”

Morgan Ammons graduated from Betty Fairfax High School in 2016, where she was a member of the JROTC. She is an active member of her community, and volunteered regularly at the VA Hospital, with AZ Stand Down, and with Honor Flight, an organization that takes WWII veterans to Washington, D.C. She is also a recipient of the U.S. Air Force Science and Technology Award.

Morgan Ammon is Rep. Gallego’s fourth nominee to be appointed to a military academy this year. His office holds an annual Academy Day event in the spring to identify potential nominees.