La Scène: Where It's At
The 2021 USNA Graduation and Commissioning Ceremony in Annapolis, Maryland, on Friday, May 28, was a day filled with gratitude, respect, and optimism. VIE editor-in-chief Lisa Burwell joined her family to celebrate her nephew Ryan Duffey’s commission as 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corp. The ceremony was nothing short of amazing as guests proudly watched the U.S. Navy Blue Angels welcome the Class of 2021 with a flyover. Vice President Kamala Harris gave a speech to the class and congratulated them on their accomplishments, becoming the first woman to speak at the USNA commencement. The ceremony was indeed a highlight after a long year of trials due to the pandemic. It is safe to say we are in good hands with this fine group of men and women serving our country.
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