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'Class Dismissed!': Thunderbirds Help Celebrate Air Force Academy Graduates

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) - It's the quintessential scene each May in Colorado; Air Force Academy graduates tossing their caps as the Air Force Thunderbirds roar overhead.

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"The day the Class of 2022 has been waiting four years for - to walk across the stage, receive their degrees and commission into the United States Air Force and United States Space Force," the academy wrote on social media.

Class of 2022 - you are dismissed! CONGRATULATIONS! #USAFA2022 Air Force Thunderbirds

Posted by U.S. Air Force Academy on Wednesday, May 25, 2022

The school recognized Allyson Burba as the top graduate of the Class of 2022. She had the highest overall performance in academics, military and physical training.

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