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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey

MacArthur Celebrates Service Academy Appointees

May 17, 2016
Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Tom MacArthur today announced the 2016 United States service academy nominees from New Jersey’s Third Congressional District. 
Over the weekend, Congressman MacArthur hosted a reception for the students and their families to congratulate them on their appointment to some of our nation’s most prestigious academic institutions and thank them for their commitment to serving in the armed forces.

"I am grateful for the opportunity to represent such bright and determined young men and women who have such a passion for serving our country,” said Congressman MacArthur. “I know these 13 students will represent our state with great honor and distinction, and I wish them the best of luck in their future endeavors.”

The following is a list of students from New Jersey’s Third Congressional District who will be attending a service academy later this year:

U.S. Military Academy (USMA), West Point, NY
•    Rachael Schloo, Mount Holly 
•    Joshua DaSilva, Toms River

U.S. Coast Guard Academy
•    Joshua Murdy, Hainesport 

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), Kings Point, NY
•    Zachary Crosio, Brick
•    Eric Sobocinski, Southampton

U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA), Colorado Springs, CO
•    Brendan Walsh, Lacey
•    Madeleine Morlino, Moorestown
•    Connor Cosgrove, Marlton
•    Michael Strohlein, Delran

U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), Annapolis, MD  
•    Russell Bauer, Tabernacle
•    Brian Beck, Delran
•    Joshua Walton, Medford
•    Alexander Lopez, Toms River