Congressman Faleomavaega announced that he has nominated four candidates from American Samoa to the U.S. Military Service Academies. “It is always a great honor for me to make nominations to the U.S. Military Service Academies and it is my sincere hope that these candidates whom I have nominated will be successful in their pursuits of obtaining appointments to the academies.” Congressman Faleomavaega said
The candidates nominated this year are:
- Mr. Joseph Joo, a senior at South Pacific Academy, and is the son of Mr. Jong Keun and Mrs. Nahaeri Jun Joo of Amanave, nominated to the U.S. Military Academy;
- Miss Myranda Ah Lam Parungo, a senior at Fagaitua High School, and is the daughter of Mr. Marciel Parungo and Mrs. Fiailoa Parungo of Aoa, nominated to the U.S. Military Academy and to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy;
- Cadet Candidate Avalisa Mautumua Poialii, currently attending the USAF Preparatory School in Colorado Springs, Colorado and is the daughter of Mr. Gaoteote Tapatonu Poialii and Mrs. Manu’a Peau Gaoteote Poialii of Vaita, nominated to the U.S. Air Force Academy; and
- Cadet Candidate Fa’aolataga Pulou, currently attending the USMA Preparatory School in Fort Manmouth, New Jersey and is the son of Mr. Fereti Pulou and Mrs. Folauiula Pulou of Fagaitua, nominated to the U.S. Military Academy.
“I would like to congratulate as well as wish this year’s nominees the best of luck with the application process.” Faleomavaega concluded.