President Trump to speak at Air Force Academy graduation Thursday

Posted at 10:07 AM, Apr 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-30 11:33:58-04

DENVER – President Donald Trump will speak at the Air Force Academy’s graduation ceremony on Thursday. The commencement speech is expected to begin around 10:40 a.m.

He is expected to arrive to Peterson Air Force Base around 9:30 a.m. then travel to the academy for the ceremony. Denver7 will carry as much of his trip to Colorado live as possible in the player embedded below. You can also watch his arrival and speech live here.

For a full graduation week schedule, click here.

Tens of thousands of people typically attend the Academy’s ceremony, including every president since John F. Kennedy.

Last year’s speaker at the Air Force Academy's graduation was then-Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who told cadets they should be ready to go to war, to fight and to win.

Trump spoke at last year’s graduation at the Naval Academy in Maryland.

This is a developing story and will be updated.