(More than) “Just another day at the office…”
Cadets toss their covers skyward in the traditional “hat toss” during Army’s Graduation and Commissioning ceremony in Michie Stadium at the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY on Saturday, May 26, 2012. Vice-President Joe Biden delivered the commencement address as 972 cadets received their diplomas and were commissioned as 2nd. Lieutenants in the U.S. Army. © CHET GORDON/Times Herald-Record
Covered my sixth Army Graduation and Commissioning ceremony at the United States Military Academy in West Point, NY earlier today. Here’s an iPhone image made of my gear utilized during the workday. More on all this tomorrow, when I’ll post a slideshow and more behind the scenes info on how I go about covering such a big day, particularly with the Vice-President of the United States delivering the Commencement address… ~cg.