Biden Gives Graduation Speech at U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • The U.S. Air Force Academy's Class of 2014 marches into Falcon Stadium for graduation in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 28, 2014. A total of 995 cadets received their commissions during the ceremony. U.S. Air Force photo by Bill Evans
  • The U.S. Air Force Academy's Class of 2014 marches into Falcon Stadium for graduation in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 28, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo
  • The U.S. Air Force Academy's Class of 2014 marches into Falcon Stadium for graduation in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 28, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Kaplan
  • The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fly overhead as the U.S. Air Force Academy Class of 2014 during commencement ceremony at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 28, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Mark Watkins
  • Secretary of the Air Force Debra Lee James salutes cadets as she enters Falcon Stadium during the U.S. Air Force Academy Class of 2014 commencement ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 28, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Kaplan
  • Air Force Academy superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson addresses the U.S. Air Force Academy's Class of 2014 at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 28, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Kaplan
  • Secretary of the Air Force Debra Lee James addresses the U.S. Air Force Academy Class of 2014 during the commencement ceremony at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 28, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Kaplan
  • Vice President Joe Biden addresses the U.S. Air Force Academy Class of 2014 during commencement ceremony at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 28, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Sarah Chambers
  • Vice President Joe Biden delivers the commencement speech to the U.S. Air Force Academy's Class of 2014 at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 28, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Kaplan
  • Vice President Joe Biden receives an athletic jacket from the U.S. Air Force Academy Class of 2014 during commencement ceremony at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 28, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Sarah Chambers
  • Vice President Joe Biden congratulates Cadet Senior David McCarthy as the top graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy's Class of 2014 during the commencement ceremony at Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 28, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Kaplan
  • The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fly overhead as graduating cadets toss their covers skyward as commencement concludes at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. May 28, 2014. U.S. Air Force photo by Mike Kaplan