Lucas Congratulates Meredith Garrett on Her Acceptance of Appointment at the U.S. Air Force Academy

May 15, 2013
Press

Photo Attached- CAPTION: Congressman Frank Lucas congratulates Meredith Garrett on her acceptance of appointment at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado. (Pictured: Meredith Garrett (LEFT), Congressman Frank Lucas (RIGHT)

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas welcomed Meredith Garrett, Yukon, Okla. native, to his district office Monday to congratulate her on her acceptance of appointment to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado.

“I am very proud of Meredith and congratulate her on her acceptance to the Air Force Academy,” said Lucas. “I know this will be a tremendous experience for her, and I greatly appreciate her willingness to serve our country. I wish Meredith the best of luck as she begins classes at the Academy this year.”

Garrett is currently a student at Yukon High School. She plans on becoming a military doctor. She is the daughter of Mark and Heather Garrett of Yukon, Okla.

Four of our nation’s five service academies require a congressional nomination, including the United States Military Academy at West Point, the Merchant Marine Academy, the Air Force Academy, and the Naval Academy.  In order to receive a nomination, the student must be between the ages of 17 and 23 and a resident of the Third Congressional District of Oklahoma.  Each academy offers young men and women a free college education at a highly ranked, nationally recognized academic program while preparing them for an officer’s commission in the armed forces upon graduation. 

Third District students interested in applying for the 2014 Service Academies should contact Allison Litterell in Lucas’ district office at (405) 373-1958, or visit the web site at /service-academy-nominations.

–30–

Recent Posts


Feb 21, 2024
Agriculture

Lucas Stands Up for Oklahoma Beef Producers

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Frank Lucas (OK-03) joined an effort to halt the Biden Administration’s rule allowing for the importation of fresh Paraguayan beef, which has historically been affected by the viral foot-and-mouth disease. The USDA’s most recent inspection of cattle in Paraguay was nearly a decade ago.  Congressman Lucas (OK-03) joined Rep. Ronny Jackson’s (TX-13) joint resolution […]



Feb 20, 2024
Agriculture

Lucas: USDA fails to deliver support to Oklahoma farmers.

Washington, DC – At today’s House Agriculture Committee hearing, Congressman Lucas questioned Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack over the Biden Administration’s failed Emergency Relief Program (ERP). Congressman Lucas noted that producers in Oklahoma were feeling the negative affects of the ERP 2022 program. Secretary Vilsack questioned this claim, prompting Congressman Lucas to defend his constituents. Click here or […]



Feb 6, 2024
Economy

Secretary Yellen Dodges Basel Endgame Questioning

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Lucas followed up with Secretary Yellen on whether Treasury has discussed the impact of the Basel Endgame proposal with the Federal Reserve. When asked a straightforward question on the detrimental impact of the proposal, Secretary Yellen had no answer. February 6, 2024 Lucas: “Are you concerned that the proposal will undermine the […]