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West Point Graduates Celebrate After Obama's Commencement Speech

Image: The 2014 graduating class at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. throw their covers in the air at the end of the ceremony
The 2014 graduating class at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. throw their covers in the air at the end of the ceremony on May 28.JIM WATSON / AFP - Getty Images

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U.S. President Barack Obama delivered the commencement address at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. on Wednesday. The address was the first in a series of speeches that he and top advisers will use to explain U.S. foreign policy in the aftermath of conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, and lay out a broad vision for the rest of his presidency.

In the photo above, members of the 2014 graduating class throw their covers in the air at the end of Wednesday's ceremony.

Image: U.S. President Obama hands a diploma to a graduate during a commencement ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point
U.S. President Barack Obama hands a diploma to a graduate during a commencement ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point on Wednesday.KEVIN LAMARQUE / Reuters

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