President Biden to speak at Naval Academy graduation

FILE - Vice President Joe Biden gestures as he greets graduating members of the U.S. Naval Academy at the Academy's graduation and commissioning ceremony, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Annapolis, Md. Biden is scheduled to speak at the U.S. Naval Academy’s graduation and commissioning ceremony next month. The academy announced Thursday, April 28, 2022, that the ceremony for the Class of 2022 is scheduled for May 27 at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — President Joe Biden is scheduled to speak at the U.S. Naval Academy's graduation and commissioning ceremony next month, the academy announced Thursday.

The ceremony for the Class of 2022 is scheduled for May 27 at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland.

More than 1,000 students will graduate. Most will be commissioned as officers to serve at least five years, either as Navy ensigns or 2nd lieutenants in the Marine Corps.

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