Congressman Smith To Hold Service Academy Open House Online, Opens Nominations For Angels In Adoption Award

GRAND ISLAND – Constituents in the Third District of Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) are invited to attend this year’s Service Academy Open House, virtually.

Plan on joining Congressman Smith on Tuesday, June 20 at 2 p.m. as in order to ensure appropriate social distancing and limit the need for travel, the event will be held online.

This event is an opportunity for young people in Nebraska’s Third District to learn more about the U.S. service academies and other opportunities for military service. High school and college students interested in military opportunities, as well as their families, are encouraged to participate.

Students interested in attending must pre-register by calling Congressman Smith’s Grand Island office in advance at 308-384-3900. Questions about the event can also be answered by calling this number.

Representatives from the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and U.S. Coast Guard Academy will be present to provide information and answer questions.

Also, Congressman Smith recently opened nominations for the 2020 Angels in Adoption Award for Nebraska’s Third District. Angels in Adoption is a project of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute which also provides Members of Congress the opportunity to honor an individual or entity from their districts for extraordinary contributions on behalf of children in need of homes.

To make a nomination, visit as nominations must be received by Friday, July 10.

For more information on Angels in Adoption, contact Smith’s Grand Island office at 308-384-3900.