CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Congressman Neal spoke Sunday afternoon during the annual Military Academy Day ceremony.
Neal spoke to families interested in having their sons and daughters attend one of the five military service academies.
Neal would also salute the young people from his district who’ve been accepted.
Anthony White of Longmeadow said he’s overjoyed being selected to attend the U.S Air Force Academy.
“When I found the envelope in my mailbox, my heart was pounding, I was ecstatic; I lost words,” White said.
The Air Force Academy appointee will graduate from Longmeadow High School this year in June.