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Michayla Cassano, center, hugs fellow girl scouts Marie Chupka, left, and Sylvie Snowbarger Monday, May 30, 2016, after the dedication of a Women Veterans Memorial Bench that Cassano planned and developed as part of her Girl Scout Gold Award Project. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette
The Air Force Thunderbirds took to the skies above Colorado Springs on Monday in preparation for Thursday's Air Force Academy's graduation. (Courtesy Charles Allen)
The Air Force Thunderbirds took to the skies above Colorado Springs on Monday in preparation for Thursday's Air Force Academy's graduation. (Courtesy Charles Allen)
Paige Ragland, right, reacts after crossing the stage and receiving her diploma during the graduation ceremony for the United States Air Force Academy class of 2014 at Falcon Stadium Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette
Anthony Wentz will attend the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and wants to become an Army helicopter pilot. Courtesy photo.
Michael Cooper, President of the Association of Defense Communities, Commissioner Dennis Hisey and Mayor John Suthers display a flag in honor of the Great American Defense Communities Award, presented by Michael Cooper to Mayor John Suthers, at the Pioneers Museum on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette.
Air Force tight end Garrett Griffin pauses between plays during a game against CSU at Hughes Stadium in Ft. Collins on Saturday, October 17, 2015. (Jerilee Bennett/The Gazette)
President Barack Obama speaks during Air Force Academy graduation Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Falcon Stadium.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
President Barack Obama speaks during Air Force Academy graduation Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Falcon Stadium. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Denver's Trevor Baptiste (9) fights off Notre Dame's Nick Ossello (20) during the second half os a semifinal match in the NCAA Division I men's lacrosse tournament, Saturday, May 23, 2015, Philadelphia, Pa. Denver defeated Notre Dame 11-10 in overtime. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)