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Morgan Griffith announces local service academy nominations

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Ten people from Montgomery County are among Congressman Morgan Griffith's nominations to the various U.S. Service Academies this year.  In order to gain entrance to a service academy, applicants have to get nominated by one of their local Congressmen. The nomination doesn't guarantee the applicant will be accepted; they still have to pass a variety of other requirements.

Here's the full list of Congressman Griffith's nominations this year:
Ninth District Nominees*

United States Air Force Academy


Sarah Gregorczyk – Abingdon, Washington County

United States Merchant Marine Academy


Harry Gonzalo Secrist – Blacksburg, Montgomery County

Pierce Rayburn Baker – Blacksburg, Montgomery County

United States Military Academy at West Point

Stephen Joseph Chain – Christiansburg, Montgomery County

Xavier John Pierre Mallet – Blacksburg, Montgomery County

Harry Gonzalo Secrist – Blacksburg, Montgomery County

William Luke Wilson – Riner, Montgomery County

Malic Antony Thompson – Big Stone Gap, Wise County

United States Naval Academy

Harry Gonzalo Secrist – Blacksburg, Montgomery County

William Luke Wilson – Riner, Montgomery County

Joshua Clay Ratliff – Abingdon, Washington County

Jaden Erik Diamond – Stanleytown, Henry County

Aidan Ball – Blacksburg, Montgomery County

Colin Ball – Blacksburg, Montgomery County

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