USMA's Class of 2015 Graduation

By Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)May 23, 2015

U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno and Mrs. Linda Odierno shake hands with United States Military Academy (USMA) staff and faculty members before the start of   USMA's class of 2015 graduation and commissioning ceremony at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
1 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno and Mrs. Linda Odierno shake hands with United States Military Academy (USMA) staff and faculty members before the start of USMA's class of 2015 graduation and commissioning ceremony at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
United States Military Academy Cadets of graduating class of 2015 render a salute during the playing of the National Anthem at their graduation and commissioning ceremony at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
2 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – United States Military Academy Cadets of graduating class of 2015 render a salute during the playing of the National Anthem at their graduation and commissioning ceremony at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
United States Military Academy Cadets of graduating class of 2015 stand at the middle of Michie Stadium during their graduation and commissioning ceremony in West Point, NY, May 23, 2015.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
3 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – United States Military Academy Cadets of graduating class of 2015 stand at the middle of Michie Stadium during their graduation and commissioning ceremony in West Point, NY, May 23, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
United States Military Academy (USMA) Cadets gather at Michie Stadium to attend USMA's class of 2015 graduation and commissioning ceremony at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
4 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – United States Military Academy (USMA) Cadets gather at Michie Stadium to attend USMA's class of 2015 graduation and commissioning ceremony at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
United States Military Academy Cadets of graduating class of 2015 sit in the middle of Michie Stadium during their graduation and commissioning ceremony at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
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U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno congratulates United States Military Academy's class of 2015 graduating Cadets during a graduation and commissioning ceremony at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
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United States Military Academy Cadets of graduating class of 2015 march on stage to receive their diplomas during a graduation and commissioning ceremony at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
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Former U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. (ret.) Eric K. Shinseki hands out 2nd lieutenant bars to United States Military Academy's class of 2015 graduating Cadets during a graduation and commissioning ceremony at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
8 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Former U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. (ret.) Eric K. Shinseki hands out 2nd lieutenant bars to United States Military Academy's class of 2015 graduating Cadets during a graduation and commissioning ceremony at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
United States Military Academy Cadets of graduating class of 2015 raise their right hand as Commandant of Cadets Brig. Gen. John C. Thomsom III  commissions them into the U.S. Army at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
9 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – United States Military Academy Cadets of graduating class of 2015 raise their right hand as Commandant of Cadets Brig. Gen. John C. Thomsom III commissions them into the U.S. Army at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL
United States Military Academy Cadets of graduating class of 2015 toss their hats into the air at the completion graduation and commissioning ceremony at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
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United States Military Academy Cadets of graduating class of 2015 and their family celebrate at the completion of their graduation and commissioning ceremony at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
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A child wears a hat that once belonged to a Cadet at the end of the United States Military Academy's class of 2015 graduation and commissioning ceremony at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015.  (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released)
12 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A child wears a hat that once belonged to a Cadet at the end of the United States Military Academy's class of 2015 graduation and commissioning ceremony at West Point, NY, May 23, 2015. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez/ Released) (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez (Chief of Staff of the Army)) VIEW ORIGINAL