For people who want to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy graduation ceremony, where President Donald Trump will speak, 600 free tickets will become available Thursday, first come, first served.

They can be picked up at the Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC office, 102 S. Tejon St. It's open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

People living farther north can get tickets at the Tri-Lakes Chamber of Commerce, EDC and Visitor Center at 166 Second St. in Monument. That office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Tickets are limited to four per person. They can't be mailed or replaced, and there is no will-call window at the stadium. 

The Academy's Class of 2019 is to graduate May 30 at Falcon Stadium. The gates open at 7:30 a.m., and the ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. Early arrival is recommended due to increased security.

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