Mullen Attends VMI Commencement

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Navy. Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with Army Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III, superintendent, Virginia Military Institute before commencement in Lexington, Va., May 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Cadet Kara Marie Noble listens to Navy. Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, deliver his keynote address during Virginia Military Institute's commencement ceremony in Lexington, Va., May 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Cadets stand for the arrival of the official party during the commencement ceremony for the Virginia Military Institute Class of 2011 in Lexington, Va., May 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Various religious readings and leadership manuals will be presented as graduation gifts to the cadets of the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va., May 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Cadets celebrate their graduation after Virginia Military Institute's commencement ceremony in Lexington, Va., May 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Cadet Jane Graham Pratt stands at attention during the playing of the National Anthem at the commencement exercises for the Virginia Military Institute class of 2011 in Lexington, Va., May 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Navy. Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses graduates at the Virginia Military Institute commencement ceremony in Lexington, Va., May 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Navy. Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, congratulates Cadet W. Wayne Cunningham during the commencement ceremony at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va., May 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley
  • Cadets prepare to receive their diplomas during the commencement ceremony at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va., May 16, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley