Don’t blemish the Air Force Academy graduation to honor a pandemic our country has left in the past. Don’t negate the hard work and sacrifice of cadets who have invested years working themselves into and through a rigorous academic and military academy to serve our country as Air Force officers. Let them graduate and serve with honor.
The Academy commencement is a major and traditional annual celebration in Colorado, especially for those living in or visiting the Pikes Peak region. Leading up to this year’s event on May 25, we can expect the Air Force Thunderbirds to drive enthusiasm once again as F-16 pilots practice death-defying maneuvers along the Front Range in preparation for the graduation air show.
Though graduates cross the stage on May 25, the celebration begins Wednesday with a free graduation concert by the Cadet Orchestra at Arnold Hall Ballroom. Other events, including a parade, continue from Saturday through the graduation. The featured speaker will be Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin...
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