Lucas Congratulates Robert Step on His Acceptance of Appointment at the U.S. Naval Academy

May 15, 2013

Photo Attached – CAPTION: Congressman Frank Lucas congratulates Robert Step on his acceptance of appointment at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. (Pictured: Robert Step (LEFT), Congressman Frank Lucas (RIGHT)

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Lucas welcomed Robert Step, Stillwater, Okla. native, to his district office Monday to congratulate him on his acceptance of appointment to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.

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

Step graduated from Stillwater High School in 2012. His goal is to be a Navy SEAL, and he once sailed around the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas with the Boy Scouts. He is the son of Douglas and Cheryl Step.

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.


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