Father Duenas Senior Brian Yong Min Appointed to U.S. Air Force Academy


Guam – Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo has announced that Brian Yong Min has been appointed to the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Brian was nominated by Congresswoman Bordallo, and competed with nominees nationwide for admission into the Air Force Academy.

Brian also was previously appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and is the third member of Father Duenas Memorial School’s Senior Class of 2013 to be appointed to the U.S. Air Force Academy this year, and the fourth student from Guam to be appointed to enter the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Class of 2017.

[ Congresswoman Bordallo presents a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition to Brian Yong Min on the occasion of his nomination to the U.S. Air Force Academy, Saturday, February 2, 2013, at the Fort San Jose Ballroom, Outrigger Resort, Guam.]

Brian is the son of Thomas K. Min and Won Sun P. Min of Tamuning. He currently has a 4.0 grade point average, and is ranked first in his class. He will graduate from Father Duenas Memorial School on May 8, 2013. Brian is a Commanding Officer in the National Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) and a team commander in the Unarmed Drill Team. He has impressive standardized testing scores, earning a perfect score in math. He is the captain of the biathlon team and a member of the track and field and golf teams.

“Brian’s appointment to both the Naval and Air Force military academies is a reflection of his work ethic and dedication,” said Congresswoman Bordallo. “I am proud of all our students appointed to the military academies. This is the fourth appointment of a student from Guam to the U.S. Air Force Academy for the class of 2017, and I congratulate Brian and his parents on his appointment. I am confident that he will continue to grow his academic and leadership potential to serve as an officer in our U.S. Military.”