Category: Imperial Valley

Calexico, California - Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) will have a press conference Monday, September 17th from 10AM – 11AM at Calexico High School, located at 1030 Encinas Avenue, Calexico, CA 92231, where he will be formally inviting Imperial Valley residents to attend his U.S. Service Academy & ROTC Fair. Students, parents and guardians, and educators will learn more about all the opportunities service academies have to offer. Academies include the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.

Vargas represents California’s 51st Congressional District which includes the southern portion of San Diego County, all of Imperial County and California’s entire US/Mexico border.  Vargas was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012 and is currently serving his second term in Congress.  He represented the 40th California State Senate District from 2010-2012, the 79th California State Assembly District from 2000 – 2006 and served on the San Diego City Council from 1993 – 2000.