This May, West Point, the Air Force Academy and the Naval Academy will each commission over 1,000 young men and women. For these dedicated few, it will represent the culmination of four demanding years of academic, athletic and military training. Not surprisingly, commencement week is a highly anticipated and celebrated event for cadets and families alike.

2013 Military Academy Commencement Schedule:

US Naval Academy:  May 17-24, 2013. Seven days packed with exciting events, the last of which takes place on May 24 in the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium where over 1,000 cadets will be recognized for their outstanding achievements.

US Navy Graduation

US Air Force Academy: May 23-29, 2013. In Colorado Springs, the cadets of the Air Force Academy will graduate on May 29 in Falcon Stadium. This will be the 55th graduating class, where Michael Donley, Secretary of the Air Force, is scheduled to address the graduates. Full schedule of events can be found here.

Air Force Graduation

West Point Academy:  May 21 -25. On Friday, May 24, West Point will hold its graduation parade, which is open to all  and is an event not to be missed. Final commencement ceremonies will be held on Saturday May 25 in Michie Stadium. Full schedule can be found here.

west point Graduation

All of us at Chelsea Clock congratulate these young men and women and applaud their commitment and dedication. We proudly join family and friends in recognizing and celebrating their collective achievements, and extend our sincere gratitude for their service to our country.

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