Dec 19, 2023 | Press Releases

Nunn Announces Nominees for U.S. Service Academy Appointments

DES MOINES — U.S. Representative Zach Nunn (IA-03) today announced that he has nominated four remarkable young Iowans to the U.S. service academies. After completing a rigorous nomination process, four young people have been selected to receive nominations to continue their education at U.S. service academies. 
“As a 20-year member of our country’s military, one of the highest honors I have is the opportunity to nominate young Iowans to attend one of the U.S. Service Academies,” said Rep. Nunn. “My experience in the military has been transformative, and I’m grateful to be able to help other young people have the same experience. Each of these young men have shown commitment to our country and service over self through a challenging, competitive nomination process. I am proud to nominate them to represent Iowa at a Service Academy.” 
The following individuals from Iowa’s Third District will receive a nomination to a U.S. Service Academy: 

  • Colton Manock, Polk City 
  • Tobin McArthur, Atlantic 
  • Aidan Murphy, Chariton 
  • Mitchell Swarthout, Mount Ayr 

Nominees completed a rigorous application process conducted by a selection panel including Iowa veterans and community leaders. The U.S. service academies will inform the final nominees regarding their admission decision over the coming months.