WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today said Academy Day 2016 is being postponed due to Hurricane Matthew. The event, which attracts more than 400 South Carolina high school students each year, was scheduled to take place this Saturday, October 8, at the National Advocacy Center in Columbia.
At the event, students learn about the application process and daily life at a Military Service Academy. Representatives from the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, ROTC, and Department of Defense Medical Examination Review Board of ROTC participate in the event.
The make-up date for Academy Day 2016 will be announced at a later time.