The best military academy graduation photo today didn’t come from West Point

May 28

(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

The focus of the political world was on West Point today as President Obama delivered a major foreign policy address at the U.S. Military Academy.  But, across the country, in Colorado, the Air Force Academy held their commencement ceremonies too -- a celebration that produced the terrific photo above.

Vice President Joe Biden addressed the graduating Air Force Academy class;  "You are Falcons and you carry America on your back," he said. "And America will have your back forever." Biden also joked (of course he did):  "I hereby absolve all cadets who are on restriction for minor disciplinary violations."

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden addressed the graduating Air Force Academy class in Colorado Springs Wednesday. Biden explained the Obama Administration's counter-terror policies and said with wars ending, resources can be refocused on other parts of the world. (AP)
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