ANTIOCH -- Local students can learn more about joining a U.S. military academy at a forum Tuesday night organized by the area's congressional representatives.
Representatives from the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Naval Academy and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy will attend the forum. They will explain the application process and talk about what life is like at the academies.
The forum will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Antioch Community Center, 4071 Lone Tree Way. It is sponsored by the offices of Reps. John Garamendi, D-Walnut Grove, Jerry McNerney, D-Pleasanton, and George Miller, D-Martinez.
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