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Vice President Pence to deliver 2020 Air Force Academy Commencement Address

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Posted at 2:00 PM, Apr 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-14 17:46:04-04

USAFA — As announced at the beginning of April, the Air Force Academy will be hosting their 2020 graduation six weeks early, on April 18.

The graduation will be held on the USAFA campus Terrazzo at 11 a.m. The ceremony is expected to last approximately 30 minutes. Cadets will be strictly adhering to social distancing guidelines for the ceremony, marching 6 feet apart and sitting 8 feet apart during the event.

Vice President Mike Pence will deliver a video commencement address for this year's graduation. Right now, the Academy has not determined if the address will be live or taped.

Family, friends, and the public will not be able to attend the event due to COVID-19 and adhering to CDC and Department of Defense guidelines.

The Academy has now announced details on the graduation, including where family and friends can stream the event.

The ceremony will be live-streamed beginning at 11 a.m. MST on Facebook and on Youtube.

The Air Force Academy is also asking to show your support during these challenging times by sharing pictures of your American flags with #USAFAGrad2020.