The public is cordially invited to attend the U.S. Military Academy’s Class of 2017 commencement on Saturday, May 27 at 10 a.m., at Michie Stadium where more than 950 cadets will receive their Bachelor of Science degrees and be commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army. The academy is honored to announce that James N. “Jim” Mattis, the 26th Secretary of Defense, will be the commencement speaker for the U.S. Military Academy’s Class of 2017.
The ceremony can be viewed via this link.
About West Point – The U. S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year, co-educational, federal, liberal arts college located 50 miles north of New York City. It was founded in 1802 as America’s first college of engineering and continues today as one of our nation’s premier leader-development institutions, consistently ranked among top colleges in the country. Its mission remains constant—to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the nation as an officer in the U. S. Army. For more information, go to www.westpoint.edu.